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.
The Science, Nature and Creativity of Slant Light. In Conversation with Sarah Westcott
We caught up with Sarah Westcott to discuss the interplay between science and creative writing and the various aspects of life and culture that enrich her poetry collection Slant Light. As someone who has studied both biology and creative writing, do you think that scientific methods (e.g. observation and analysis) bear any similarity to poetic composition? … Continue reading
Pavilion Poetry and the 2016 Forward Prizes
Pavilion Poetry and LUP would like to congratulate Ruby Robinson and Sarah Westcott on their achievements in the 2016 Forward Prizes for Poetry! Ruby Robinson on the nomination of Every Little Sound for the Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection. Sarah Westcott for her poem Inklings (from Slant Light) which has been Highly Commended by the judges for this year’s … Continue reading