At the Scottish Poetry Library we’ve been experimenting with the possibility of making short film interviews with poets. Hopefully this is the first of many. Interview and film by Julie Johnstone, in the beautiful Dunbar Close Garden across the street from the SPL. A Scottish Poetry Library Light Rhymes Production 2014.
Hix Eros is a marvellous publication, much welcomed and recommended. I believe that a healthy creative culture must go hand in hand with a healthy constructively critical culture, and publications such as Hix Eros are making this a reality. Also, Issue #5, I’m honoured to say, has a totally gorgeous review of Locust and Marlin …
Wonderful and thoughtful review of Locust and Marlin by Russell Jones, first one! You can read it here.
Just arrived into work at the Scottish Poetry Library to find a box of these waiting for me… !!!oIt’s made my heart go all fluttery.A huge thank you to Tony Frazer at Shearsman for such quality editing and production, and to Anupa Gardner for the amazing cover image.
It’s official! My second collection, Locust and Marlin, will come out with Shearsman Books in January 2014. More details to come on launches, et cetera, but for now, here’s a sneak peak at the cover image by Anupa Gardner: Locust and Marlin.
I was lucky enough recently to be one of the performers at artist Catherine Street’s Continuum show, along with Catherine herself, Martin Parker and Owen Green. It was hosted at the super cool Generator Projects in Dundee. It was very cold, but very thrilling. I’m very pleased that Catherine will be showing some of her amazing films …
New podcast up on the SPL website: SPL Interview by Colin Waters with Ryan Van Winkle and JL Williams.
Have a poem in the latest edition of the beautifully edited and produced online journal From Glasgow to Saturn. You can download Issue 26 for free. Many thanks to the editors.
Special Note: This poem will be featured on the front page of the Scottish Poetry Library website on 7th of June… Have a read that day if you wish. This year’s Scottish Poetry Library Anthology Best Scottish Poems 2011, edited by the marvellous Roddy Lumsden, is now out. I feel so privileged to have a …
Interview about my enLIGHTen experience up on their blog: enLIGHTen, in case you’d like a read. There’s a rather fine picture of a bagel included.