How to be a writing tutor

Thanks to the vision and generosity of Jean Sprackland, between 1999-2001 I had the privilege of working with the great … More

The real test of a poem

I was very saddened to learn recently of the death of Michael Baldwin, the novelist, poet, writing tutor and former … More

Lifesaving Poems: Dave Smith’s ‘Reading the Books Our Children Have Written’

I once heard Stephen Knight say ‘If I am reading well then I am writing well.’ It was a Q … More