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The Reading List, Week 8 - McCabe, Hopkins, Skinner, Sawkins

All the National Poetry Day euphoria over with and I’m back into the swing of The Reading List this week, and some wonderful reading to report on. 914 more words


Swindon, Antiphon, John and Emergency Poetry

Last week I had the pleasure of attending, for one evening only, the Swindon poetry festival. I was there to read from the ‘Double Bill’ … 773 more words

For The Love Of Blake: London fundraiser for Blake's cottage Saturday 19th September 2015, 7pm

FOR THE LOVE OF BLAKE Authors including Deborah Levy, SJ Watson and George Szirtes gather at Waterstones Piccadilly to save William Blake’s Sussex cottage

Saturday 19 September 2015, 7pm-8.30pm, Waterstones Piccadilly… 403 more words

Press Release

Dark Nook by Richard Skinner

My grandfather made his living in the water; he would often get a knock at the door from the police to say there was a body floating in the Clyde. 886 more words


A busy few weeks

If this blog was a room in your house, I’d be rushing into it, refusing your offer of a cup of tea, calling my news over my shoulder and rushing out again.  794 more words

Weekly Update

Bright literary minds gather in Sussex to raise funds for William Blake's Cottage Appeal

‘Away to sweet Felpham, for heaven is there:
    The ladder of Angels descends through the air,
On the turret its spiral does softly descend,
Through the village it winds, at my cot it does end’ 542 more words


Nikesh Shukla at the Vanguard Readings

Great night yesterday at The Bear in Camberwell for Richard Skinner’s Vanguard Readings. It’s an excellent series, basically offering a showcase to writers at all stages of their writing journey. 302 more words