Rainer Maria Rilke’s Rubbish Lorry

Rainer Maria Rilke’s Rubbish Lorry

I’m just back from New York and still dazzled by the vibrancy and brightness of the city – the vast electronic hoardings that pulse with colour in Times Square, the vivid yellowness of the taxis and…this! It’s an American garbage truck and even in...
Letters to a Young Poet

Letters to a Young Poet

My first agent gave me a copy of Rainer Maria Rilke’s Letters to a Young Poet (thank you, Xandra) and over the years I have found it to be the perfect primer.  It doesn’t cover the nuts and bolts of getting published or the technicalities of structure, but...