Interview with Stephanie Conn

I talked to Stephanie Conn about her first collection ‘The Woman on the Other Side’ (Doire Press) PART ONE: THE POET Paul: Where did you grow up and what was it like? Stephanie: I grew up in Newtownards, County Down - a market town at the top of the Ards Peninsula, Northern Ireland. It’s about... Continue Reading →

Interview with Richie McCaffery

I talked to Richie McCaffery about his first collection ‘Cairn’ (Nine Arches Press). PART ONE: THE POET Paul: Where did you grow up? Richie: I was born in Newcastle (in the Princess Mary Hospital, to be exact) and raised for the first four years of my life in Gateshead, where my family hails from. Dad... Continue Reading →

Interview with Pam Thompson

I talked to Pam Thompson about her first collection ‘The Japan Quiz’ (Redbeck Press) and brand new collection 'Strange Fashion' (Pindrop Press). PART ONE: THE POET Paul: Where are you from and what was it like growing up? Pam: I’m from a small town called Bedworth. It’s near Coventry in Warwickshire. It was a mining... Continue Reading →

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