Author Archives: Ben Banyard

On (not) writing a poem a day

On giving myself permission not to write poems in NaPoWriMo.


So long, 2018

Reflecting on a very busy and rewarding year.

Anna Saunders – ‘Ghosting for Beginners’ – author Q&A

I first met Anna Saunders in 2016 at Cheltenham Poetry Festival, which she founded in 2011. At that time Indigo Dreams had just published her collection, Burne Jones and the Fox. Two years on, the festival is still going from strength to strength and Anna has just published her latest book, Ghosting for Beginners, again […]

High praise

A lovely email from fellow poet Steve Xerri.

‘Somewhere Between Rose and Black’ by Claire Walker

An appreciation of Claire Walker’s latest pamphlet from V. Press.

‘Burdlife’ by Kevin Reid

A piece about poet Kevin Reid, his work and latest books.

Catching my breath

More news about the book, and its launch event!