An Evening of New Writing Well, it went marvellously, though I say so myself. Actually I knew it would, because Alayna Munce’s book, When I Was Young And In My Prime, is beautiful, strong, poetic and resonant and Maria Jastztrebska is one of my favourite poets, not just because I like her poetry, but because […]

Synchronicity A few days ago I reviewed Brian Aldiss’s excellent ‘Bury My Heart at W. H. Smith’s’ on this blog. This morning my subscriber copy of The Frogmore Papers arrived and I see that Mr Aldiss has a short stoy in it! Not only that, but a story which – on skimming – relates to […]

An Evening of New WritingCanadian author Alayna Munce will be reading from her new book, When I was Young and in my Prime.‘Moving, funny, full of hard truths’ – The Globe and Mail, CanadaWith local authors; Kay Sexton, co-author of Two Tall Tales and One Short Novel,‘Inventive in language and exuberant in narrative’ – Russell […]