Tag Archives: Graham Clifford

On the manuscript.

So I signed the contract. Now I’m going through my manuscript to send to Seren by the beginning of September – as outlined in the contract! Suddenly there’s a very real other party involved in my writing. A bit like … Continue reading

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On Wolfgang Rihm and getting unblocked

A couple of years ago I was going off my nut with work stress and young children pressure so managed to get out to the Barbican on a wet Saturday. The only thing that was on was a documentary about … Continue reading

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On getting published

Publish and be damned, isn’t that what they say? I have grown up with something a bit more stupid than respect of the printed word: more akin to awe. Books are magic, aren’t they? I wasn’t allowed to manhandle them … Continue reading

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A Reading

I read a poem at the WilliamMorrisGallery on Friday night. I had been asked, along with the Forest Poets – a Stanza group – to choose an image from the collection and respond. I don’t usually do this sort of … Continue reading

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On Looking

Underneath the ah-chez, I dreamed my dreams away…                   Isn’t looking wanting? The performer dancing for a haphazard crowd wants to be looked at; she wants to be seen by this crowd … Continue reading

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