'Let the poem go where it wants to go': AC Clarke

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AC Clarke is a poet and translator who has been widely published in magazines and anthologies. She did not concentrate on her writing until retirement in 2002, when she also moved to Scotland. Her first full collection, Breathing Each Other In, was published by Blinking Eye Press in 2005; she now has five pamphlet and five full length collections. Neil Leadbeater talks to her about the latest thin...

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'Poetry is a conversation, not a proclamation – it can’t happen in a vacuum': Elizabeth Rimmer

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Elizabeth Rimmer is a Stirling-based poet, editor and occasional translator who has been widely published in magazines and online. She writes poems based in landscape and community, and is also influenced by her experience of growing and using herbs, producing a modern translation of the Old English...

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'Poetry consoled me for many disappointments ... a sudden moment of silence and peace'

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In the first of a series of interviews, Neil Leadbeater talks to Sally Evans, an influential figure on the Scottish poetry scene for many years as editor of Poetry Scotland, and as organiser of the Ca...

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