Aldeburgh Poetry Festival Blogs

This is a collection of blog posts that I wrote for the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival 2014 as their guest blogger.

With everlasting thanks to Dean Parkin, Michael Laskey and Naomi Jaffa.

Coming home to Aldeburgh

Beverly Rycroft’s missing

Adélia Prado’s tone

Thomas Lux’s syntax

Poetry and illness

Ellen Doré Watson’s ‘Be Here First’

Allan Ahlberg’s genius

Aldeburgh and silence

The Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize 2014

Introducing Chrissy Williams

The soldier, the cauliflower, the walking, the monkey and the man’s bottom

An interview with Adélia Prado

Prizewinning young poets from Suffolk

Poetry and disobedience

Poetry and tennis

Mostly all the time nearly everything

On generosity

Why we need Aldeburgh