Monday, March 18, 2013


While we're on the Irish theme - interesting interview if you haven't read it already (and poems) with Belfast's Miriam Gamble during her Vincent Buckley fellowship, published in the November Sotto. Only saw Miriam in an MC role when I was in Belfast, unfortunately, as she was a poet everyone was talking about. It begins: Q. How do you approach a poem? A. I creep up deftly from behind and throw a net over it. Or I tell it I find it attractive and buy it a drink. She talks about poetry and language, Irish poets and Scottish poets, and a whole lot of other poets. You will find it here:

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