the window open with a breeze brushing over me my notebook and pen in hand scribbling - when i feel familiar panic rise i put my pen to paper and write on the page it can be clearer to see exactly what is what and where you go from there. Kate © just this is … Continue reading just this
4 Places to Send your Creative Writing to
Talon Review Deadline 1st April Accepting Poetry, Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, Hybrid, Visual Art & Video/Audio December Deadline 1st May Accepting Poetry, Fiction & Non-Fiction Neon Literary Magazine Deadline 15th June Theme Childhood Accepting Prose, Poetry, Photography & Comics The Citron Review Deadline 6th December Accepting Poetry, Creative Non-Fiction & Flash Fiction
Book Review. You Were Married When I Met You by Rebecca Rijsdijk
You Were Married When I Met You is a collection of poetry about one person’s experiences of being ‘The other woman’ which I find is rarely spoken about because of the shame and the vitriol that the other woman is subjected to in popular culture and society. As Rebecca Rijsdijk says in her introduction, ‘‘The … Continue reading Book Review. You Were Married When I Met You by Rebecca Rijsdijk
Hi all. Hope you are well. This week I have been typing up the contents of 3 different notebooks. Poems I have written in the past 5 years. You know sometimes you write in a notebook and then shelf the notebook and never look at it again? So when you do, eventually open that notebook, … Continue reading Progress Report
Book Review. Pandemonium by Andrew McMillan.
The first poems in Pandemonium write about depression and suicide. In the second, we walk along the pavement past metrolinks, workmen changing into their hi-vis on the kerb ‘on the floor the hatched egg of an upturned hardhat,’ crossroads and blocks of flats. Then in the third, family, and the stillbirth of their nephew. I … Continue reading Book Review. Pandemonium by Andrew McMillan.