Naming What is There

Rebecca Solnit, the American writer, hits the nail on the head over and over. She speaks in her recent book Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises of the paramount importance of right naming – using language to name our world with precision, and remake the inherited stories that are no longer fit for purpose. She … More Naming What is There

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