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Travel Is A State Of Mind by Sophia Kouidou-Giles

Sophia Kouidou-Giles translates the work of Karina Ioannidou which takes us on a boat trip tour of the peninsula that is far more perilous than first thought

Is Poetry a Branch of Music? by Dominic Fisher

Award-winning poet and regular contributor to The Write Life, Dominic Fisher explores key links between music and poetry

The Last Laugh by Kieran Devaney

Writer and journalist, Kieran Devaney remembers his friend, the sculptor Eamonn O'Doherty, and his unerring ability always to have the last laugh.

Glitches by K. M. Huber

Writer and teacher, K. M. Huber recalls a nerve-jangling incident from her time teaching in Lima and shows how the past can sometimes simply walk through the door

Alchemical Salad by Dominic Fisher

Dominic Fisher offers readers a delightful mix of wry humour, perceptive poetry criticism and pertinent gardening tips as he engages in conversation with visiting poets.

Tsundoku and the Art of Infinite Reading by Michael Paul Hogan

Michael Paul Hogan deftly summarises both the joy and the torment in our love of books

Green Horses on the Walls by Cristina A. Bejan

Historian, theatre artist and poet, Cristina A Began explores the background to her poetry and explains what she hopes it will achieve in the future

Poetic Insights by Mike Smith

Poet, playwright and short story writer, Mike Smith tackles the tricky subject of poetic form

Sweet Messages by Marilyn June Janson

Writer and teacher, Marilyn June Janson explains how Autumn is a time rich in memory for her in this moving piece of short form prose.

Poet As Prophet by Mary Oishi

Mary Oishi, Albuquerque Poet Laureate, speaks from the heart about the power of poetry to pull people 'back from the abyss'.

One Take on the 2020 Virtual Political Conventions by Sophia Kouidou-Giles

Poet, writer and translator, Sophia Kouidou-Giles reflects on this year's virtual political conventions in the USA and offers her personal response

My Other Car’s A Garret by K.M. Elkes

Award-winning writer, K.M. Elkes suggests it is time to ditch 'the pernicious myth of the lonely writer'

Show Me How by Clare Morris

Clare Morris, Editor of The Write Life, explores the implications of Ofqual's recent decision that poetry should no longer be a compulsory requirement for GCSE English Literature examinations in England.

A Quarter On The Coffee Shop Floor by Kevin Kling

Storyteller, author and playwright, Kevin Kling reflects movingly on the power of love when facing the frustrations of everyday life, living with a disability

The Poetry of Books by Tracy Gaughan

Writer, poet and editor, Tracy Gaughan explores the wonder of books and the poetry they offer.

Coping With Criticism by Melissa Todd

Writer, performer, director and editor, Melissa Todd offers practical advice about how to deal with criticism productively in this engaging article.

An Ocean Away by Gail Harrington

Travel writer and journalist, Gail Harrington explains why life in Rosses Point, Sligo provides a welcome escape from any nightmare.

Asking something from our words by Sandra Renew

Poet Sandra Renew reflects on the power of words in this engaging piece of short form prose.

Are Memoirists Psychological Refugees? by Sophia Kouidou-Giles

Writer, poet and translator, Sophia Kouidou-Giles reflects on the challenges facing memoir writers, drawing compelling evidence from her own experience.

Edging Towards Competence by Mike Smith

Writer and poet, Mike Smith, explores the significance of a story's ending and discusses why we sometimes need to state the obvious.
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