“A word on Academies”: the Beat Generation writers on higher education

The Beats and the Academy: A Renegotiation - an essay collection newly published from Clemson University Press -  explores the tensions between Beat writers and the academic institutions in which they studied and taught. In this blog post the volume's editors Erik Mortenson and Tony Trigilio probe our understanding of the historical tensions between these … Continue reading

Literature, Poetry

‘A unique insight into the history of British literary criticism’, Writers and Their Work now available as a digital collection

Our new Writers and Their Work: The Digital Collection is not only a wonderful resource for students and researchers interested in the more than 400 authors featured in the series, it also provides a unique insight into the history of British literary criticism over the past seventy years. The history of the series The first … Continue reading


Pavilion Author Q&A: Sarah Westcott

For the latest interview in the series, we chatted to Sarah Westcott, author of Slant Light (2016) and Bloom (2020) to discuss her two collections and her feelings about poetry and nature more widely, examining the discourse between the two which flows throughout her work.