Cy Forrest writes poetry: IceFloe Press, The Honest Ulsterman 2019 and 2020, Wombwell Rainbow, The North, Iota, comps Yorks, Exeter. MA Creative and Life Writing, Goldsmiths, University of London #BLM
Strong Men, Carrying Horses was long-listed by Billy Collins for the Fish Poetry Prize 2021.
I draw inspiration from African American artists, photographers and poets: Jacob Lawrence, Roy DeCarava, Aaron Douglas, Gordon Parks, Wanda Coleman, Amiri Baraka and Gwendolyn Brooks. So many seem to speak to me.