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Review of Rosie Garland's 'As in Judy'

What makes a good review? Is it readability? Accuracy? An instinct for the telling quote? Having grappled with writing my first poetry review, all I know is that, like any other art-form, it will take years of practice to hone the skill. 104 more words

Claire Booker

It's Blue Friday for The Emma Press Anthology of The Sea

Who needs Black Friday? Let’s turn it into Blue Friday and fill our friends’ and family’s Christmas stockings with The Emma Press’s gloriously azure Anthology of the Sea? 194 more words

Claire Booker

The Great Wall of Rejections

They just don’t want what I’m selling.

They being the myriad of literary magazines I have sent my work to countless times, from to Tin House to subTerrain to Carve. 233 more words

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Booker poem makes it into The Spectator

You know how it goes – another A4 brown envelope hits the doormat, you rip it open, braced for a rejection, read the slip which says  . 224 more words

Claire Booker

Poems, reviews, short fiction in Under the Radar

The alphabet’s been good to me. I was born with a ‘B’ in my mouth, which means I get to be one of the front runners in alphabetically organised lists through no skill of my own. 224 more words

Claire Booker