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Ubud, Coleridge and Poetry on a Friday night

A chain of events that remind me how privileged I am and how beautifully interwoven life can be.

In October last year, I went to a town in the interior of Bali, Indonesia.   1,565 more words

Springfield Road – Salena Godden

Springfield Road begins with a letter from Godden, written in Andalucia, Spain. In it she tells the reader that the book is ‘the memories of my life as a child…the universe I was born into’. 875 more words

Women Of Colour

Springing through childhood

Springfield Road by Salena Godden

This unlike most of the books I read was not only non-fiction but also a memoir/autobiography written not by someone famous, or at least not very famous even though they do perform. 680 more words

Book Review

@SalenaGodden writes about the process of being published @ForBooksSake

“I want to read books by women about the passion and the sacrifices we make living this writing life, writing this living life. I want to see more places set for women at that great table that is the feast of books.” 35 more words

Burning Eye Poets

Maggie Gee and Salena Godden: the Innocence Under the Armour

A shared sense of a female literary tradition fired the epistolary alliance between this month’s profiled writers: the reserved George Eliot and the ebullient Harriet Beecher Stowe…

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George Eliot

Robert Tressell Fundraiser

Tymon was proud to support Tara Reddy’s inaugural fundraising gig on 2 October for a fitting memorial to the Socialist icon in Tressell’s hometown, Hastings. Also offering their many talents to the cause were Attila the Stockbroker, Salena Godden, Kingsize Slim and many more.

Two days on from 9/11: Fishing in the Aftermath, New York 9/13/2001 by @SalenaGodden

Thirteen years ago today Salena Godden was stranded in New York. In a friend’s apartment she wrote what would become the title poem of her Burning Eye collection Fishing in the Aftermath – Poems 1994-2014.  138 more words

Burning Eye Poets