Stephen Lightbown is celebrating his new collection The Last Custodian with a new podcast series featuring disabled writers. The trailer for which is now available on Spotify! Six episodes will be released every Thursday starting from 16th September, with special guests including Mike Carey, Hannah Hodgson and Cecil Giscombe.

LISTEN NOW: The Last Custodian Podcast – Trailer


As more and more events move outside, it is vital for us to consider and uphold the future of online accessibility. Stephen is therefore hosting three online launch events:

Accessible Yoga and Poetry- Sunday 12th Sept – 10am 

Join Stephen Lightbown and yoga teacher Biddy Messchaert for a special apocalypse themed and BSL interpreted guided yoga class with poems to celebrate the launch of Stephen’s new book The Last Custodian. 

Book Launch – 23rd Sept – 7.30pm

Join Stephen Lightbown and special guests including fellow BE poet Rachel Nwokoro for the launch of his second poetry collection The Last Custodian

Cook Along – 10th October

Join Stephen Lightbown and nutritionist Harriett Eldridge for a special apocalypse themed and BSL interpreted cook along with poems to celebrate the launch of Stephen’s new book The Last Custodian