Monthly Archives: September 2012

Lost and Found Gems

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For several years now, I have been following a terrific blog called Just William’s Luck. Once a week, William reviews something he has just read — that’s a lot of reading, to be sure — and he tries to highlight …

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"On Poetry" by Glyn Maxwell

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I do tend to read a lot of “how to” books about writing. You never know when you’ll pick up some wonderful new tip. And I’m always curious about how others do and think about what I spend so much …

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Finding Poets: poetry p f

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Poetry p f is a link which deserves more publicity. For years now, it has quietly been a catalogue, showcase, resource centre and online bookshop for the UK’s contemporary poetry world. On its site you can find out about over 100 …

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Summer Reading

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One of the great joys of summer, as we all know, is catching up on our reading. Whether it’s on the beach, on a couch, back in bed for another luxurious hour — it’s that little indulgence that means summer …

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Free Verse!

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This Saturday, 8 September, the second annual Free Verse Poetry Book Fair will be held in London. In just its second year, this has become an important poetry event, mainly because it is so unique. The festival aims to gather, …

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Real vs E Books, from an Author’s Perspective

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No, this isn’t a rant against ebooks. Actually, the more I read them, the more I like them. And I must admit that the convenience of immediately owning the book once you’ve had the impulse to buy it, is terrific …

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