For the latest interview in the series, we chatted to Janette Ayachi, author of Hand Over Mouth Music (2019) to discuss her collection and the disruptive pleasures of writing which flow throughout her work.
Janette Ayachi and the Saltire Society Award 2019
Janette Ayachi, with her collection Hand Over Mouth Music (Pavilion Poetry, 2019), has been shortlisted for the Saltire Society Poetry Book of the Year Award 2019.
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