Month: April 2010

Website of poet Elizabeth Rimmer

James Kirkup Memorial Competition

Here is the picture (copied from the Red Squirrel web-site) of the winners of the James Kirkup Memorial Competition last Friday. Sheila Wakefield, the publisher of Red Squirrel Press (who were organising the competition) is on my right, and you can just see the top of the head of Richie McCaffery, from Stirling Writers, behind…
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April 27, 2010 0

John Burnside The Hunt in the Forest

I have had this book almost a month now, and though I read it the very same day I got it, here I am only just posting about it. I am very fond of Burnside’s poetry, ever since I read The Myth of the Twin. I was gob-smacked when I heard him read from Four…
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April 16, 2010 0