Hand Over Mouth Music – In Conversation with Janette Ayachi

Janette Ayachi’s dazzling first collection moves between remembered and imagined spaces as she celebrates the world’s variousness, and the energies and exhaustions of the body. Revelling in the many voices she might find for herself, Ayachi locates herself in both her Algerian and Scottish roots, her relationships with her family and lovers, her own motherhood, … Continue reading


Dear Big Gods – In Conversation with Mona Arshi

Following on from her Forward prize-winning collection, Small Hands, Mona Arshi’s new book Dear Big Gods continues its lyrical and exact exploration of the aftershocks of grief. Dear Big Gods is one of three new collections published by Pavilion Poetry in 2019, and to mark the occasion we have the below video of Mona sharing her thoughts … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2019

To celebrate International Women's Day this year, we've curated a list of recent work by our brilliant female authors. Keep reading to find out more about some of the key titles by women from across our disciplines! Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov Movement by Naomi Seidman Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov movement she … Continue reading


In conversation with Sarah Corbett…

A Perfect Mirror has seen every success since its publication earlier this year. We caught up with Sarah Corbett to discuss art, poetry, and the unconscious life.  You lecture in creative writing at Lancaster University, do you ever find yourself being inspired by your students and their writing? Sometimes I find that in working through a … Continue reading


Blood Child, Myths and Fairytales: In Conversation with Eleanor Rees

Natalie Bolderston caught up with Liverpool-based poet, and author of Blood Child, Eleanor Rees, to chat about poetry as an art-form, fairy tales, and how Liverpool is always present in her writing.  For many years, you have worked in participatory art as a creative workshop leader. Has this affected your writing in any way? Yes working … Continue reading