All items: Ovid

A change of place, finding a new muse, pausing on a London bridge, all can stimulate the writer's imagination again, says John Greening. From a sexual potency operation for W.B.Yeats, to Clive James’ terminal illness, there are many ways to trigger inspiration.
Diane (Middlebrook)'s study, which crucially extended the right to examine private life, was a turning point in late twentieth century biography.

Clare Pollard talks with Julia Copus about her experiences of motherhood, her thoughts about politics, and how it feels to be labeled a ‘Bad Girl’ of the literary scene.

Julia Copus explores the way that poetry, through its control of language, can influence the perception of time.

Basir Kazmi considers the ‘stage of the mind’, and whether the real measure of a playwright is the script as written word.