When ideas have sex

 Do you know about TED?  “Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world.”  Every year, this organization runs a series of conferences bringing together some of the world’s most interesting people for a sharing of ideas.  Some of these are...

Introducing "A Clash of Innocents" by Sue Guiney

Welcome to the official yes-it’s-really-happening blog post about my newest novel, A Clash of Innocents.  The picture on the left is the first draft of the cover.  It will be tweaked some more, but I’m thrilled with the image which was taken by a young...

Poetic Arguments

Yesterday morning, instead of settling into a few good hours of research, I found myself lost in the latest hub bub coming out of the poetry world.  It started with the announcement of the Forward Prize shortlist and the fact that Derek Walcott’s latest...

The Peoples' Choice

So the votes are in.  Although there was a surprisingly wide range of opinions, the majority believed that the best new head shot was the one referred to as ‘C’, but in a cropped version.  And here it is: So that’s the me you’ll get used to...

Special Announcement Blog Worth it's Salt

As many of my beloved readers may have realized, I post new blogs on Thursdays and Sundays.  But today, Saturday, 17 July at exactly 3 pm London time, I am posting this special announcement. Salt, the independent press that has been publishing beautiful cutting edge...