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NEW TITLE: All The Journeys I Never Took by Rebecca Tantony

BE Podcast #7: Journeys, Gigs and Good Poems


OUT NOW Talk You Round Till Dusk – #shortstories & #poetry from Rebecca Tantony

Every one of us is a complex and beautifully woven fabric of stories, and whether we tell them or not, there are no measuring tapes or weighing scales to speak of their worth. Talk You Round Till Dusk is a... Continue Reading →


This City Is A Garden by Rebecca Tantony Originally called Sometimes this poem was renamed This City Is A Garden and is included in Rebecca's forthcoming collect of poetry and short stories Talk You Round To Dusk. The book is a collaboration with Artist and Illustrator Anna... Continue Reading →

Waiting For The End Of The World To Come And Find Us

To crack open the year we call 2013, a third and final post from Rebecca Tantony, this time from Mexico: We have landed amongst dead dogs strewn on the road side and into an orchestra of beeping cars. Amongst twenty... Continue Reading →

Rebecca Tantony: Looking Down Onto Forever

We have left San Francisco in an old Chevy van that we are renting for fifteen pounds a day, travelled four hours West to the largest coastline I have ever seen. We have sat in hot sulphur springs while the... Continue Reading →

Cheeseburgers & Drag Queens – Rebecca Tantony reports from America

I am lucky enough to be in America. Some days I think I’m here because I was made to feel the wind comb my hair, driving down highways, stopping only to consume cheeseburgers and to watch the sunset smother the... Continue Reading →

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