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Several years ago I had a feverish flu and was staying in a room where the only thing within reach of the bed was a book of Max Ernst’s fabulous paintings. I love Ernst anyway, and when I recovered I wrote … Continue reading

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‘The Nightwork’ reviewed in The Frogmore Papers

Delighted to find The Nightwork reviewed in The Frogmore Papers by the excellent Charlotte Gann — whose poem In the classroom of touch in the last issue of Rialto absolutely blew me away. I particularly appreciated Charlotte noticing: “…how it (The Nightwork) invites … Continue reading

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London Grip reviews The Nightwork

A perceptive review of The Nightwork can be found here. The reviewer John Forth poses a question I find particularly interesting, by opening his review with this thought: I used to wonder whether some poets have a hot-line to the unconscious or are … Continue reading

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A review of ‘The Nightwork’

A welcome review of The Nightwork is to be found here in Antiphon magazine by Ian Badcoe.

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Telltale launches ‘The Nightwork’ in Lewes

Just a swifty… Last night was The Telltale Press launch for Robin Houghton’s The Great Vowel Shift and my The Nightwork.  I felt lucky to be reading from my new pamphlet in the company of the excellent Catherine Smith and Robin Houghton with … Continue reading

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The Nightwork

Satisfaction, vulnerability and a strange sense of shedding an old skin. It’s not every day you see your name on a new cover. I collected a box of author’s copies of The Nightwork this weekend. Thumbing through the pages looking at the … Continue reading

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The Nightwork cover illustration

Just received the cover illustration by Hannah Clare for my forthcoming Telltale Press pamphlet The Nightwork. And I am really pleased with it. It is deceptively simple, but the more I look at the more I notice in it. I wish I’d actually … Continue reading

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