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A Brush with Ekphrasis: Marvell’s ‘The Gallery’

28 December 2014

My recent work on Marvell and ekphrasis explores several ways in which the poet negotiates the transition between text and visual object to advance his personal and political poetics....

A Private Battle With the Truth – Mental Health

16 October 2014

I’m more than a little uncomfortable publishing this, but I hope this brief encounter with the 'truth' will prove a turning point. Continue reading →

Tonight the Summer’s Over

21 July 2014

A review of 'Tonight the Summer's Over', the debut collection from Rory Waterman. Continue reading →