reviews of women writers

  • Labelling Writers and Writing Labels

    There was a huge furore in the poetry world last week begun by Rebecca Watts’s article criticising what she refers to as ‘amateur’ spoken word poetry and three of its most successful artists – Holly McNish, Rupi Kaur and Kate Tempest. Part of the scandal was down to the personal, and arguably unkind, tone of…

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  • Changing Diaries

    If you switch off when writers start talking about how they fill their diaries then do click off the screen now. If you’re still here – hello and happy New Year! I’m going to start by returning to 2016. With regards to writing, that year was an exciting one for me. There was the release…

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