Getting to the heart of things
Liz Berry is the author of The Republic of Motherhood and Black Country, which won a Somerset Maugham Award, the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. In 2018 she won the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem for The Republic of Motherhood .
When I’m beginning a new poem I always start with free writing.
Free writing is when you take an idea, feeling…
Tranklements is a beautiful Black Country word which means trinkets or bits and bobs. In this exercise you’ll be…