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'here I am, on the edge of animation, / a dream, a dance, a fantastic construction'. Moniza Alvi
Bergin's perceptions are sharp, her senses of history, community, and relationships deep and acute, and her technical control over language and form is assured and graceful - Tower Poetry
I write because my ink must flow like blood. The written must be spoken. Patience Agbabi
Ecstatic, quicksilver poems, ablaze with originality, curiosity and a passion for words. Ruth Padel
B. 1771 D. 1832
The owl from the steeple sing, 'Welcome, proud lady.' - Walter Scott 'Proud Maisie'
Strands of autobiography, a deeply sensuous ecology of place, historical narratives; the inner world of imagination and the often difficult realities of the postcolonial nation are interwoven in McWatt's bold but carefully worked out architecture. Peepal Tree