Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: “Lyonesse” by Penelope Shuttle

Penelope Shuttle lives in Cornwall. Her thirteenth collection, Lyonesse, appears from Bloodaxe, June 2021. Covid/Corvid, a pamphlet written in collaboration with Alyson Hallett, appears from Broken Sleep Books, November 2021. Father Lear, a pamphlet, was published by Poetry Salzburg in June 2020. Shuttle is President of the Falmouth Poetry Group, founded in 1972. She is … Continue reading Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: “Lyonesse” by Penelope Shuttle

Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: “Map Of A Plantation” by Jenny Mitchell

Jenny Mitchell is winner of the Folklore Prize 2020, the Segora Prize 2020, the Aryamati Prize 2020, the Fosseway Prize 2020, a Bread and Roses Award and Joint Winner of the Geoff Stevens Memorial Prize. She has been nominated for the Forward Prize: Best Single Poem, and her best-selling debut collection, Her Lost Language, is … Continue reading Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: “Map Of A Plantation” by Jenny Mitchell

Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: On un becoming by Hokis

F WORD WARNING -Hokis is an American Poet of Armenian descent. She is senior editor of Headline Poetry & Press and a regular contributor to Reclamation Magazine. Her work is found digitally and in numerous print anthologies, including SMITTEN (Indie Blu(e), Oct 2019), Pandemic Poetry Anthology (Gloucester Poetry Festival, Oct. 2020), and Heron Clan VII … Continue reading Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: On un becoming by Hokis

Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: “The Work Of Winter” and “Strabane” by Maureen Boyle

Wombwell Rainbow Interviews I am honoured and privileged that the following writers local, national and international have agreed to be interviewed by me. I gave the writers two options: an emailed list of questions or a more fluid interview via messenger. The usual ground is covered about motivation, daily routines and work ethic, but some … Continue reading Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: “The Work Of Winter” and “Strabane” by Maureen Boyle

Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: “they lit fires: lenti hatch o yog” by Raine Georghegan

Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews Raine Georghegan M.A. is a poet and prose writer of Romany, Welsh and Irish descent. Nominated for the Forward Prize, Best of the Net & The Pushcart Prize, her work has been published online and in print with Poetry Ireland Review; Travellers’ Times; Ofi Press; Under the Radar; Fly on the … Continue reading Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: “they lit fires: lenti hatch o yog” by Raine Georghegan

Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: “Lake 32” by JLM Morton

JLM Morton is a poet. Her debut pamphlet Lake 32 is just out with Yew Tree Press. Other recent publications include pamphlets: Water and Stroud Poets Series 2, work in Poetry Birmingham Literary Journal, Emerge Literary Journal, Streetcake, Magma, Riggwelter, Poethead, Atrium and The Lake. She’s been invited to read / forced her way in … Continue reading Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: “Lake 32” by JLM Morton

MASSIVE THANKYOUS for 2020. Thankyou for supporting my deepening mid-life crisis in which instead of fast cars and bikes I wish to support and promote the work of my fellow writers. This year I launched a new initiative prompted by the deaths of Reuben Woolley of “I Am Not A Silent Poet” and Jamie Dedes of “The Bezine” and in tribute to them: the awareness challenges.

This year on “The Wombwell Rainbow”: A massive thankyou to all the artworkers and poets and writers who agreed to be interviewed, graciously allowed me to read review pdfs of their books, allowed me to feature their works of art. 60 Interviews https://thewombwellrainbow.com/page/7/?s=%22Wombwell+Rainbow+interviews%22+2020 18 Book Interviews https://thewombwellrainbow.com/?s=%22book+interviews%22+2020 3 Month long Special Ekphrastic Challenges https://thewombwellrainbow.com/page/7/?s=%22special+ekphrastic+challenge%22 7 … Continue reading MASSIVE THANKYOUS for 2020. Thankyou for supporting my deepening mid-life crisis in which instead of fast cars and bikes I wish to support and promote the work of my fellow writers. This year I launched a new initiative prompted by the deaths of Reuben Woolley of “I Am Not A Silent Poet” and Jamie Dedes of “The Bezine” and in tribute to them: the awareness challenges.

Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: “Keeping Away The Spiders” by Anne Pia

Anne Pia   1. When and why did you start writing poetry and essays? I have written for most of my life, from the five year diaries when I was a child, to adolescent poetry, to curriculum papers, government and inspection reports, articles on education for the Times Literary Supplement; my doctoral thesis over ten … Continue reading Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: “Keeping Away The Spiders” by Anne Pia

Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: “not human enough for the census” By Erik Fuhrer

Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews Erik Fuhrer (@Erikfuhrer) is a poet, artist, collaborator, and educator. With his wife, the painter Kimberly Androlowicz, he is co-collaborator of not human enough for the census (Vegetarian Alcoholic Press, 2019) and in which I take myself hostage (Spuyten Duyvil Press, forthcoming 2020). Erik is the author of 3 additional poetry … Continue reading Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: “not human enough for the census” By Erik Fuhrer

Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: “The Barbed And The Beautiful” By John D Robinson and Marcel Herms

John D Robinson is a UK based poet: hundreds of his poems have appeared in print and online: he has published numerous chapbooks and collections and his work has appeared in many anthologies: his most recent  publications are  ‘Red Dance’ Uncollected Press USA and ‘The Barbed and the Beautiful’ with Marcel Herms. Netherlands: Marcel Herms … Continue reading Wombwell Rainbow Book Interviews: “The Barbed And The Beautiful” By John D Robinson and Marcel Herms