Books

A Song For Nicky Moon

Miles’ first book, published in 2010 by Last Dance Books, is a coming of age story about two boys and their friendship, and a shared passion for music.

The Border 

Miles’s first book of poems for adults, originally published as ‘Miles Cain’ in 2011, by Valley Press in Scarborough. Surreal and witty poems for strange times.

Animals

Miles’ second book of poems for adults, this was published by Valley Press in 2013 and includes more comic quirkiness.

The Zip and Pop Books

Miles was commissioned to write a series of picture books for Queen Mary University in 2013. The result was a series of stories featuring two frog siblings, Zip and Pop, and their adventures. The books were designed by Pony Box with wonderful illustrations by Olivia Boutrou.

Howl: A Small and Heavy Adventure

Miles’ first story book for children was published by Caboodle Press in 2015. It’s a rollicking story about two boys, a mysterious teacher, a batty old woman and a moped. If you like Roald Dahl or David Walliams, you’ll love this.

The Valley Press Anthology of Yorkshire Poetry

Miles co-edited this book with Oz Hardwick. It features some of Yorkshire’s leading poets, including Ian McMillan, Andrew McMillan, Helen Mort, Carole Bromley and Antony Dunn. The book was published in 2017.

The Valley Press Anthology of Prose Poetry

This anthology, published in 2019, features one of Miles’ poems, alongside work by Simon Armitage, Helen Mort, George Szirtes, Luke Kennard and many more.