Tag Archives: poetry

The sky is cracked – Sarah L Dixon

A few thoughts on Sarah L Dixon’s debut pamphlet, ‘The sky is cracked’ (Half Moon Books).

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Another year

When I sat down to write this latest blog update, I did so thinking that 2017 has been a quiet year for me as a writer, but it was actually anything but! In terms of writing, I haven’t spent anything like enough time on new work – the vast majority of the poems I’ve drafted […]

DIY – the punk ethic

A few pointers for anyone considering setting up their own online literary journal.

Next steps

Generally speaking, 2016 has been denounced as a rubbish year all round. The world lost a veritable cohort of famous people (I’ll miss Victoria Wood and Caroline Aherne the most), the UK voted to leave the EU and Donald Trump won the US Presidential Election. Not great, I’ll agree. But for me personally, 2016 was […]

‘Routines’ – Keith Hutson (Poetry Salzburg)

A review of Keith Hutson’s debut poetry pamphlet, ‘Routines’.

A lock-in!

Chuffed to be in a great new anthology featuring poems about pubs!

On tour!

In which I burble about some IDP readings in Bristol and Exeter, as well as other news…