Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Absolutely delighted to let people know the book is now fully funded and I'm really looking forward to working on the editing and design with Phil and his colleagues at Unbound. I was flattered by this Tweet in response to my Spiked article and hope it's an indication of many more readers' responses.
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Pleased to tell people that I completed the book a couple of weeks ago and it’s now with my editor, Phil Connor. I hope I’ve only given him one real headache, which is to do with copyright and a poem by Sassoon. Considering it’s only 66 words long, “breach of copyright” sounds a bit grand.
By the time I’d reached the end, I've become more and more convinced the book is genuinely prescient…
Poetry reading online.
Monday, 9 October 2017
Sincere thanks to those of you who have kicked off with pledges. I am well ahead of schedule and on my final chapter but thought this might be of interest. I've listened to a lot of poetry being read online, because there is plenty to listen to, but it has really stunned me to discover just how variable the quality of the readings are. I could point you to a reading of Paradise Lost, for example,…