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A Triple Knot

Yes, I’ve been quiet, but for a good reason. I’m reviewing the copyedit of A Triple Knot and making the last substantive changes–a tense yet exhilarating point in the birthing of a book. I’m reading it aloud to catch infelicitous phrases, inconsistencies, and repetitions….

Couldn’t resist posting this. Robin Robertson reads “At Roan Head”, his poem that won the Forward prize for a single poem in 2009. Mesmerizing reading! http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/video/2011/dec/20/robin-robertson-at-roane-head-video

Another Much-Maligned Woman Brought to Life

I had the pleasure of reading an advanced copy of Susan Higginbotham’s novel The Queen of Last Hopes this past autumn, and thought I’d share the note I wrote to her editor: From the moment King Henry appears in The Queen of Last Hopes…