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REVIEW: Blah Humbug! 14/12/2015

Black History Month – Our Favourite Poets

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 →

@SalenaGodden writes about the process of being published @ForBooksSake

"I want to read books by women about the passion and the sacrifices we make living this writing life, writing this living life. I want to see more places set for women at that great table that is the feast... 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 →

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