'The writers that grab me these days are those who pull and push not only at the limits of language but at those of form. Lydia Davis takes the already chameleon short story and whittles it down to single paragraphs, stacking sentences into collages. '
'Right now, I've been playing around with making a text for theatre that seems to be coming out as a mash-up of dialogue, poetry, and prose; of autobiography, science and ventriloquism (don't ask). '
Should poetry be about something — other than itself? asks John Greening, considering some famous examples of works that have defied this question, as well as others which have dared to be topical, even at the risk of becoming irrelevant over time.