No-one had heard of Helen Mort at the library

Which surprised me because I thought she was famous. Of course, I've heard lots of people say "nobody reads poetry" and "poetry doesn't sell" but among my friends, certainly those on Twitter and Facebook, nearly EVERYONE reads and buys poetry so my perception of reality is somewhat skewed.  But even though Helen Mort was five… Continue reading No-one had heard of Helen Mort at the library

Read/Write South West and the joy of libraries

I said I'd post again before the daffodils came out in my garden, I looked away for one moment and there they were, and looking pretty weary after two days of brutal March winds. We are experiencing a cold snap in the UK, no snow where I live, in the south west of England, but… Continue reading Read/Write South West and the joy of libraries