Transforming real life into art
Hannah Lowe has published three chapbooks of poetry, and two full collections, Chick and Chan. Her family memoir Long Time, No See was chosen for BBC Radio 4’s Book of the Week. She was named a 2014 Poetry Book Society Next Generation Poet.
I’m sure most writers are familiar with the writing adage ‘write what you know’, and writing about your own family might…
Our names – first names, surnames, maiden names, nicknames – carry all kinds of significance and are a great way into…
I’m interested in what happens when we alter or challenge the ‘conventional’ way of writing poetry – by which I mean…
1. Choose a word or short phrase which is the subject of the poem you wish to explore. It could even…