Literary Spotlight. Dawn Promislow in Conversation with Sue Burge

I am delighted to be chatting to Dawn Promislow for this issue of WordCity.  It’s an exciting time for Dawn with her novel, Wan, coming out this month. Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer states, “Wan is a masterpiece. This beautiful, painterly, sublime, and sonically exquisite novel by Dawn Promislow is a work of utter genius.” And having got myContinue reading “Literary Spotlight. Dawn Promislow in Conversation with Sue Burge”

Literary Spotlight. The Poetry Pharmacy: Deb Alma in Conversation with Sue Burge

My interviewee for this issue seems very apt.  In these troubled times I am turning more and more to words to provide solace and so am thrilled to be chatting to Deb Alma.  It’s not often you meet someone who has made her belief in the therapeutic power of poetry her life’s work, and inContinue reading “Literary Spotlight. The Poetry Pharmacy: Deb Alma in Conversation with Sue Burge”

Literary Spotlight with Sue Burge: Featuring Helen Dewbery

As well as being a poet and creative writing tutor, I also teach film studies, so it was a huge privilege for me to interview Helen Dewbery.  She is a brilliant film-maker with a very unusual focus.  I hope some of you will be inspired to explore combining text and visuals thanks to her adviceContinue reading “Literary Spotlight with Sue Burge: Featuring Helen Dewbery”