Poetry Month- Derek Walcott’s White Egrets

Up to now, I’ve only browsed Walcott’s poems, so for the start of National Poetry month I decided I should read one of this collections properly. I settled on White Egrets published in 2010. He was awarded the Nobel prize for literature in 1992 and taught one of my tutors on the Poetry School MA.…

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Out and About and Weekend Reading

This blog post was going to begin with welcoming the warmer more summery weather and the chance to get out and about but we’ve had heavy rain for the last couple of days and the temperature has dropped. Nonetheless I have been on various writing and poetry excursions recently with more planned for June and…

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