Little magazine. Big story.

I’ve always specially liked the term ‘little magazine’. It sounds so un-literary. But of course, it’s the reverse.  

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Blogging about Snagging

How long does it take to snag a poem? 

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Guest — Rachel
That is incredibly helpful, thank you. Especially the enjambement/pause point. It's so obvious but I don't think I've paid it enou... Read More
Sunday, 07 August 2016 15:28
Marcia Menter
I think you are entitled to some ice cream.
Sunday, 07 August 2016 18:19
Jane Wheeler
yes, incredibly helpful, as a recent recipient of some of this snagging I'm just bowled over by your generosity. hope you are gett... Read More
Friday, 12 August 2016 14:41
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Closing the Window

I thought at first I was getting fewer submissions this time round. I was managing to open the envelopes, read and write back. I was managing quite well.

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Guest — Debbie Jones
Lovely to see your face! Xx
Sunday, 31 July 2016 11:30
Guest — Veronica Beedham
There's something about writing in a cafe - there's also something of Virginia Woolf about it - probably because it's black and wh... Read More
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 11:47
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Halfway through the reading window

There is a pile of envelopes on the stairs, ready to post back to their owners, and another pile on the sofa unread.

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Marcia Menter
That you do this work, and like it, and seek more of it, and comment so illuminatingly on it, is a joy and a wonder to me.
Sunday, 17 July 2016 14:56
Guest — Giles Turnbull
loved this post because it made me think about my reading style. Having only read in front of an audience 3 times so far it is sti... Read More
Sunday, 17 July 2016 15:43
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On Robert Nye

Robert Nye died last week. He was a poet. 

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grahaeme barrasford young
Thanks Nell, the Guardian hasn't done an Obit, so I missed this news - presumably two well-known poets dying in ten days was too m... Read More
Sunday, 10 July 2016 10:25
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Opening the Windows

Remember the joke about windows?

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