IAN McMILLAN INTERVIEW

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IAN McMILLAN INTERVIEW One of Britain’s best-loved poets, Ian McMillan has been performing poetry since the seventies! Here, in an exclusive interview with “Pulse” author Steve Rudd, Ian chats about what first got him started, his Barnsley F.C. ties, and …

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JO REED INTERVIEW

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JO REED INTERVIEW One of Britain’s finest poets, Jo Reed is the author of two stunning collections of work, “Stone Venus” and “Life Class.” Here, in an interview with “Pulse” author Steve Rudd, Jo opens up about what inspires her …

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MINDY J. INTERVIEW

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MINDY J. ‘FAYTHE-BRAEKZ’ INTERVIEW Mindy J. ‘Faythe-Braekz’ is in no capacity your average artiste. Active in almost every field of creativity, she somehow juggles her precious time in such a manner that she is a writer, a poet, an actress, …

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“WHAT DO I KNOW ANYWAY?”

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“What Do I Know Anyway?” – Jamie McGarry   Writing poetry is a painstaking craft, and it’s clear from the outset that Scarborough-based Jamie McGarry spends a lot of time in perfecting his poems.An award-winning poet at a young age, Jamie unleashed What …

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JULIA DEAKIN INTERVIEW

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JULIA DEAKIN INTERVIEW Julia Deakin is a respected performance poet based in the north of England. With two fabulous books under her belt, she regularly performs her poetry around Yorkshire. Here, in an exclusive interview with Steve, she waxes poetical …

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OZ HARDWICK INTERVIEW

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OZ HARDWICK INTERVIEW Oz Hardwick is a York-based poet and musician of distinction. Here, he chats exclusively to Steve about 2013’s many and varied trials and tribulations, his passion for words, and his brand new book… Hello Oz, how are …

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JO BRANDON INTERVIEW

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JO BRANDON INTERVIEW London-based Jo Brandon is the acclaimed author of “Phobia”, a thoroughly captivating collection of thought-provoking poetry published by “Valley Press”. Here she chats exclusively to Steve Rudd about “Phobia”, “Cures”, and beyond… Hi Jo, how are things, …

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MILES SALTER INTERVIEW

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MILES SALTER INTERVIEW Hi Miles, how are you, and how’s 2013 treated you so far? Good thanks, Steve… I’ve run York Literature Festival, seen Bruce Springsteen and Leonard Cohen, and kept life and soul together. What more can you ask for? …

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MILES SALTER – “ANIMALS”

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MILES SALTER – “ANIMALS” (reviewed by Steve Rudd) Few collections of poetry pack as hearty a punch as the second from York-based writer and musician Miles Salter. The eagerly-anticipated follow-up to 2011’s ‘The Border’, this collection focuses on all manner …

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MIKE WATTS INTERVIEW

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AN INTERVIEW WITH PERFORMANCE POET MIKE WATTS Hi Mike! So how’s the first half of 2013 treated you? It seems you’ve been extremely busy… It’s been really productive and positive. My aim was to complete my new collection and then …

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