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June reads 2017

Bitch Planet Triple Feature #1 (comics, fiction)

This is three short stories that take place within the universe of the main Bitch Planet series. I really like getting snippets of people and stories outside of the main narrative in dystopias, and these worked really well as being both true to the world of the story and as stories within themselves. 499 more words


Poetry ARC review: Plum by Hollie McNish

Author: Hollie McNish

Pages: 80

Edition: E-arc

Publication date: 15th June 2017

Read: 19th May – 9th June


*Thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for providing me with an ARC in exchange for an honest review.* 754 more words

Plum - Hollie McNish

I don’t really remember when I stopped reading poetry. When I was a child my Mum and I used to read through our Palgrave’s Golden Treasury (favourites were Stevie Smith’s Not Waving But Drowning and Dylan Thomas Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night) and I especially loved it when we read Under Milk Wood (Mum’s Welsh accent is a bit rubbish but I still enjoyed it). 310 more words


Poetry Review: Plum by Hollie McNish

The Premise: a new collection of poems from British poet Hollie McNish, this time focused on the development from childhood to adulthood.

Thoughts: since reading McNish’s previous work, … 467 more words


Review of 'Plum' by Hollie McNish

Thanks to NetGalley and Pan Macmillan for the ARC of this book.

I love love love Hollie McNish’s poetry. I thought that ‘Nobody Told Me… 128 more words

Book Reviews

Milk Poetry, Tobacco Factory: review

I have always enjoyed¬†poetry but never been in the habit of actively consuming it. I’ve followed the likes of Hollie McNish and Kate Tempest for a while and love their work, but haven’t really sought out poetry to read. 1,603 more words

A chat with Hollie McNish

A brief chat with spoken word artist, writer, poet, workshop facilitator and mum, Hollie McNish, ahead of her performance at Folkestone Quarterhouse for International Women’s Day. 366 more words