A new book, The Midden, edited by me and Jenni Nurmenniemi – in printing process now in Berlin. Drawing on the Frontiers in Retreat 5 year art and ecologies research project. Essays by Emma Itaranta, Jussi Parikka, Antti Salminen, Taru Elfving, Jenni Nurmenniemi and me. Fabulous design by Serg [read more]
Midday in Rye, East Sussex, and it’s started to rain. Late-season tourists are reaching for their waterproofs and heading for indoors, leaving the churchyard that only a few moments ago was packed, a guided tour in full swing. I’ve just noticed the outline of part of a Romanesque doorway, le [read more]
‘Even the poetic world is social’ (Bakhtin, 1981, 300). This time next week, Saturday 23 June, I will be presenting a paper at the Great Writing conference which argues that poetry writing is a socially mediated process. Sue Dymoke and I published the paper in the Journal of Wr...
Every writer, published or not, takes their first steps into the unknown sometime. Often that moment is lost in the past, a distant memory from school or left to moulder between the covers of an embarrassing teenage diary. As we practise, our prose becomes more polished and those of us using [read more]
As readers, we’re all the type of people to read the book before seeing the film, but we’re also prone to fangirling/fanboying when our favourite titles get adapted onto the big screen. To give you chance to read some of the biggest books being adapted in 2017, here are five releases tha [read more]