I was intrigued when Valerie Bloom (a previous incumbent writer here) bravely kept a diary, and thought I'd have a go at doing that. So people would get an idea of what it's like 'being a poet'. But I gave up after three days. I couldn't find anything in it that would interest anybody, or prove in the least bit useful to any budding poets out there. If you don't believe me, here's Day Two:0 comments Who are you reading? By Paul Farley
Who was I reading?4 comments latest by hamish Reading Poetry By Paul Farley
I'm picking up a new thread from what Katy was talking about, because it's a subject area all of its own: why is there this discrepancy between readers and writers; and is simply reading the stuff the most important way of learning about poetry?10 comments latest by Paul Hello everybody from me, Paul (Farley, the poet) By Paul Farley
Welcome to my residency! I wanted to try and make this whole thing as 'direct' as I possibly could, and encourage you all to ask me questions about poetry, poems, a poem or poet you admire, my poems... I'd like it if you were frank. I don't want to hide behind a big quote and ask you to discuss it. I've no idea how much poetry, contemporary or otherwise, you've been reading, but this is your chance to ask that question: don't waste it.49 comments latest by Megan
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