Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Sally Read, The Day Hospital

This week sees the launch of Sally Read's third collection of poems, The Day Hospital. Her poetry is as intimately truthful, arresting and alive as ever. She is also, I'm very happy to say, a Fellow of the Institute of Creative and Critical Writing at Birmingham City University.

This is a recording of her reading one of the new poems from this collection. Enjoy - but, as Heminge and Condell said of the Shakespeare First Folio - 'what euer you do, Buy'.

Monday, November 19, 2012

CCUE Book Prize 2012

Coleridge and the Daemonic Imagination has been shortlisted for the CCUE Book Prize 2012 - a prize awarded annually by the Council for College and University English for the best scholarly book in the field of English studies by an 'early-career' academic. The winner will be announced on 1 December 2012...