Interview with Amali Rodrigo

I talked to Amali Rodrigo about her first collection ‘Lotus Gatherers’ (Bloodaxe). PART ONE: THE POET Paul: What was it like growing up in Sri Lanka? Amali: I grew up in a town called Kandy, in the central hills. It was the last kingdom of Ceylon. It fell to the British in 1815. Before that... Continue Reading →

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Interview with Jonathan Edwards

I talked to Jonathan Edwards about his first collection ‘My Family and Other Superheroes’ (Seren) PART ONE: THE POET Paul: You were born and grew up in Crosskeys, south Wales. Can you tell me about the town? Jonathan: I fear that if I tell the truth about the beauty and character of my village publicly, the... Continue Reading →

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