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I don’t mean in love, or in life. I’m talking poems here.

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Marcia Menter
It's the form-letter rejections that get me. You mean they didn't think enough of my work to plug in a short personalized phrase? ... Read More
Sunday, 05 February 2017 14:31
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Blog Jest

That’s what my mother used to say, especially on a Sunday: today we have jests for lunch.

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The Bridge Over the River Po

In How (Not) to Get Your Poetry Published I write about having a ‘strategy’. A plan for getting work into print, finding new readers for your poems.

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Buy this book (please). No, really. I mean it.

I would prefer to give books away.

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Antony Mair
Dear Nell - delighted to say that a cheque was put in the post to you on Friday last, so chalk up another sale!
Sunday, 06 March 2016 14:18
Douglas Hall
Bought, read, inwardly digested and loved it. I now realise that I'm way too lazy to be a successful poet, which is rather liberat... Read More
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 18:24
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