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A little feedback

Another long silence – apologies. I shall post separately about the project I’ve been working on over the last few months, together with a link where you can find out more. But in the meantime, I haven’t updated you on the reading I gave with fellow poets Greta Stoddart, Gill Barr and Elaine Beckett: “Whose Voice Is It Anyway?” at Exeter Literary Festival. My thanks are due to the audience member who emailed afterwards and has kindly given me permission to share their unsolicited feedback here. They wrote: “I really appreciate the time the four poets put in to making this event so enjoyable and interactive. They had planned it so well, and I also appreciated how collaborative and natural the whole event felt. There was a wide range of emotions to feel from the variety of poems, so well-chosen… the welcoming atmosphere was so inspiring. I felt so much better after I left than how I did when I arrived.” That’s lovely to hear – and one of the things that poetry at its best can do. I get the impression that lots of people have been discovering that over the last few difficult months. An observation that leads nicely into my next bit of news…

Posted on 30th July 2020 at 17:29