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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“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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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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TRAVEL TALK AT SALVATION ARMY

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I know it’s the best part of half a year away, but it’s a good a time as any to reveal that I’ve been invited back to do a travel-related talk for The Salvation Army in Driffield on February 4th, 2014. …

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“FIFTY STATES OF BEING” COVER!

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It’s official – “Fifty States of Being” has scored a gorgeous cover design courtesy of “Valley Press” founder Jamie McGarry! The elegant design features a satellite-eye’s view of the vast continent of North America to give the potential reader a …

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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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STEVE RUDD BIOGRAPHY

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Steve Rudd: Writer, Musician & Traveller… Author of “Pulse” – now available from Waterstones, WHSmith, Amazon, and Valley Press! Steve has been putting pen to paper (or, to be more precise, fingers to keyboard) for as long as he can recall. Having …

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JO REED – “STONE VENUS”

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JO REED – ‘STONE VENUS’ (VALLEY PRESS) REVIEW by STEVE RUDD A lifetime in-the-writing, this sumptuous collection of thirty-eight poems delights the senses whilst fortifying one’s imagination. Proving herself to be an artiste in every sense of the word, North …

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