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Finite Fortunes: An Epilogue, 2014

9 February 2015

2014 had all the ingredients to be the best year I’ve ever had. That it turned out to be one of the worst is quite remarkable. Continue reading →

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 →