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Maya Angelou and me: adapting her memoirs brought me eye to eye with an icon

Maya Angelou and me: adapting her memoirs brought me eye to eye with an icon

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean.…

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Now We Can Talk Openly About Men by Martina Evans – war, women and wardrobes

Now We Can Talk Openly About Men by Martina Evans – war, women and wardrobes

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean.…

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Kayo Chingonyi: ‘The most formalist poetry I have been exposed to is rap lyrics’

Kayo Chingonyi: ‘The most formalist poetry I have been exposed to is rap lyrics’

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean.…

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Unicorns, Almost – poignant portrait of a tormented war poet

Unicorns, Almost – poignant portrait of a tormented war poet

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean.…

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Somali-British poet Momtaza Mehri named young people’s laureate for London

Somali-British poet Momtaza Mehri named young people’s laureate for London

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean.…

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Benjamin Zephaniah: ‘I don’t want to grow old alone’

Benjamin Zephaniah: ‘I don’t want to grow old alone’

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean.…

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Poem of the week: Prison Camp Violin, Riga by Robert Sheppard

Poem of the week: Prison Camp Violin, Riga by Robert Sheppard

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean.…

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Jericho Brown: ‘Poetry is a veil in front of a heart beating at a fast pace’

Jericho Brown: ‘Poetry is a veil in front of a heart beating at a fast pace’

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean.…

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Shilpa Gupta: the artist bringing silenced poets back to life

Shilpa Gupta: the artist bringing silenced poets back to life

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean.…

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