Mark Robinson founded Thinking Practice in 2010, to write, facilitate, coach and advise. Future Arts Centre published his book Tactics for the Tightrope: Creative Resilience For Creative Communities in Summer 2021. Mark was previously Executive Director, North East at Arts Council England. He has also run festivals, poetry presses, community arts organisations and worked in adult education. Mark is a widely anthologised poet. His Selected Poems, How I Learned to Sing is published by Smokestack.