A Remedy for All Things: Jan Fortune and Fiona Owen in conversation

It is a great pleasure to converse with poet, novelist, Cinnamon Press publisher and writing facilitator Jan Fortune  as she launches the second novel of a trilogy, A Remedy for All Things.    Fiona Having now read the first two extraordinary novels in your trilogy, Jan, I am teeming with questions. But, to begin with, how did … More A Remedy for All Things: Jan Fortune and Fiona Owen in conversation

‘My love is letters’: an interview with poet John Powell Ward

When I was an ‘MA in Writing’ student at the University of Glamorgan back in the mid-1990s, I came across the work of John Powell Ward. I may have found him before I began my MA work, because I invited him to come up to the Literary Society at the Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead. But when … More ‘My love is letters’: an interview with poet John Powell Ward

‘Roots and Rootlessness’: an interview with artist Antonia Dewhurst

To set the scene for our conversation, Toni, can we look briefly back to 2011 as a year which seemed to bring to fruition a number of your projects and seemed a period of culmination – is that how it felt to you? Are you able to name/summarise your highlights for us? A number of … More ‘Roots and Rootlessness’: an interview with artist Antonia Dewhurst

Because we are doing this: Paul Matthews and Fiona Owen in poetic dialogue

I have invited my friend, poet Paul Matthews, to share a conversation with me here. His books are favourites of mine and his teaching style is unique. I am glad of his voice in the world. Here we go … Because we are doing this, Paul, I have returned (yet again) to your book Sing … More Because we are doing this: Paul Matthews and Fiona Owen in poetic dialogue