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Cliff Forshaw – The Writer And Nature

To see the world afresh we ‘make it strange’. It is also a way of creeping close to realities and…
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Cliff Forshaw – How I Write

This impetus to make Ovid ‘new’ resulted in various narratives of bodily modification, from sex changes to the extreme body…
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Cliff Forshaw – Why I Write

Poetry provides some unique satisfactions; the epigrammatic click of a word locking a couplet, the exact phrase that nails a…
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Ut Pictura Poesis

Cliff Forshaw, painter and poet, describes how honing his craft in one medium informs and influences the other. Cliff Forshaw,…
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Reversifying Rimbaud

Cliff Forshaw describes his fascination with enigmatic French poet, Arthur Rimbaud, and how translating his work led to a reinvention…
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In The Hot Seat

Sarah Ward discusses the pros and cons of hosting author events. Sarah Ward discusses the pros and cons of hosting…
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Cliff Yates

Cliff Yates speaks with Geoff Hattersley about the journey from hating school to teaching it, and shares a little poetic…
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Nigel Cliff, part 1

Nigel Cliff speaks with James McConnachie about Van Cliburn and Vasco da Gama, and history’s turning points. Nigel Cliff speaks…
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Nigel Cliff, part 2

Nigel Cliff speaks with James McConnachie about the Shakespeare Riots and UK vs US publishing. Nigel Cliff speaks with James…
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Kill Your Darlings

Nick Holdstock on doing away with one’s literary offspring. Editing one’s own work can be a painful process, argues Nick…
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Shamans and Psychopomps

Hilary Davies recounts how she was changed forever by prehistoric cave paintings. Prehistoric cave paintings have long captivated writers. When…
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Warp and Weft

Katharine Quarmby explores how adoption shapes the writer’s identity. As a transracial adoptee, Katharine Quarmby wondered if her family stories…
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