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Pressure To Be Cheerful

Pressure To Be Cheerful

…your own story.’ Whether the self is discovered, made visible in autobiography, or invented, is beyond our knowing — partly because, as Paul John Eakin writes in How our Lives…

When Poetry Spends the Night

When Poetry Spends the Night

…a sense of flow, the ‘vivid and continuous dream’ that John Gardner speaks of in On Becoming A Novelist. What I had just written did flow and I had derived…

Pushy Publishing

Pushy Publishing

…Wace’s Moorland Mousie gave way to Violet Needham’s The Black Riders, and finally to the memorable summer when not even the lure of ice-cream could separate me from John Fowles’s…

Myself And Mr B

Myself And Mr B

…about him is what the playwright John Arden once referred to as ‘The Matter of Ireland’. Arden felt, as an Englishman who had moved to Ireland, that he needed to…

Mary Colson

Mary Colson

…cycling slowly uphill. For her next projects, she is working on a non-fiction book for adults and a script about the slave trader John Newton and the poet William Cowper….

Gareth Creer

Gareth Creer

…Probation services, the project ran for six years and culminated in the Free To Write anthology, published by Headland in 2013. He taught Creative Writing at Liverpool John Moores University…

Hip-hop And Collard Greens

Hip-hop And Collard Greens

…of my last stay in America, however. My Uncle John shared with me the results of his DNA ancestry test. The results were: Nigeria 33%, Ivory Coast / Ghana 17%,…

The House Of Songs

The House Of Songs

…he led during the war. Worshippers in nearby St John’s remember the former altar boy as a gifted chorister — the Port Glasgow Nightingale, a local newspaper called him. But…

Creative Compost

Creative Compost

…different forms has the potential, at least, to open up unforeseen horizons. Linda Buckley-Archer is a novelist, scriptwriter and journalist. Her latest novel is The Many Lives of John Stone….