Interview: Katherine Venn, poet
Posted: 21 Sep 2011 @ 00:00
‘All my poetry has something of me in it, and so it also has God in it’
Like a lot of people, I did write poetry as a child and as a teenager. But I lost interest in it — either reading about it, or writing it. Other forms seemed more vibrant at that stage.
Then I was reading an interview in The Times with Alice Oswald, who was talking about a new book-length poem she was publishing that year. I don’t even know why I read it, but it sounded so compelling that I went straight out and bought the book. It’s called ...
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