Open letter to Peter Sansom on reading Careful What You Wish For

Dear Peter Cover-to-cover and back-to-back twice, as I do, once before sleeping, then between zeds on a train woken to¬†Tickets, … More

How to attend a poetry reading

Sometime in the early Nineties I did a very brave thing. I took myself to a poetry reading. I went … More

Lifesaving Poems: John Ash’s ‘The Middle Kingdom’

One of the pleasures of being alive is reading John Ash. Think of a prize-winning poet, someone you think of … More