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Soil Launch Invite

My debut poetry collection, Soil, is being launched on Wednesday. There will be ‘ahead of publication date’ copies for sale, a free bar (for a while) and readings from some wonderful guests as well as myself. For the Penned in the … Continue reading

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Place Writing Podcast – LSE Branching Out Festival

On Saturday it was my pleasure to chair a session on “place writing” at the LSE Branching Out Literary festival. It was an excellent set of ideas and ensuing discussion with three very different writers – Paul Farley, Sara Maitland … Continue reading

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Blank Space 4

I have been reading Glyn Maxwell’s rather wonderful little book, On Poetry and found some lovely ruminations on blank space and silence in poetry. “Regard the space, the ice plain, the dizzying light. That past, that future. Already it isn’t … Continue reading

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