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Fishing in the Aftermath

Salena Godden: Flags, Kanye & Kayne

A few days ago Salena Godden popped up with a new poem so poignant that we wanted to mark it with a Burning Eye blog post. Kanye West was always going to be a controversial headliner for Glastonbury festival. His... Continue Reading →

Two days on from 9/11: Fishing in the Aftermath, New York 9/13/2001 by @SalenaGodden

Thirteen years ago today Salena Godden was stranded in New York. In a friend's apartment she wrote what would become the title poem of her Burning Eye collection Fishing in the Aftermath - Poems 1994-2014.¬†I think it is a landmark... Continue Reading →

Never Mind The Bloodaxe – Here’s Salena Godden…

Salena Godden Interviewed in The Culture Studio

Salena Godden was interviewed last week by Janice Forsyth for BBC Radio Scotland and discussed her forthcoming Burning Eye collection Fishing in the Aftermath - Poems 1994-2014 and other projects such as Springfield Road and a forthcoming Radio documentary¬†Try a... Continue Reading →

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