All items: poems

Elanor Dymott speaks with Robin Blake about storytelling’s essential role in the British legal system, migrating from law journalism to fiction, and the childhood origins of an unsettling recurrent theme in her writing.

I made a failed attempt to become a scientist but realised fairly quickly that writing was what I was suited to, and for me one of the most important pieces of writing advice is this: read. Read everything.
In one particular light some stories end, in another they reach different conclusions or remain unfinished; neither of us is finished. All I am telling you about then, I am also telling myself now. So what do I most want to to say to you?