Tag Archives: Mansell

End of Term: Looking Back.

Forgive the long absence and expect a snow-flurry of new posts as I, like many other British academics, stir and unfurl now towards the end of term—and what a delicious term it has been, I hope, for all. The texts … Continue reading

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Animated Poem, “Trrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr”

(Click on the “Trr” above to begin!) Experimenting with GIMP as an animation composer. This is an animated version of a poem that was first published in ‘ditch’ last year: http://www.ditchpoetry.com/lisamansell.htm I’m still learning its features, and this is a first … Continue reading

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Indent #2 End of Submission Call

We’ve closed our submission window for the 2013 issue, and we expect to publish in print and e-book at the end of June,  in time to be launched at Staffordshire Fringe Festival (which runs parallel to the Fine Art Degree … Continue reading

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Indent 02

It is with ferocious excitement that we (L Mansell and P Houghton) announce the opening of submissions for issue #2 of Indent. Following an exquisitely dark, velvety first edition, we hope for high quality, international examples ( no, specimens) of volcanic prose & … Continue reading

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Browsing & Imagination

I sometimes browse the shelves, at midnight, in Keele University library.  The current journals are my particular rummage-worthy favourite, despite the recent diminution in their print stock (relegated now to just one wall of clear Perspex shelving) and the abandonment … Continue reading

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Indent Vol. 2: Call for Submissions.

Call for submissions vol 2: -Indent The new international annual journal for prose & poetry: READING WINDOW: DECEMBER 1, 2012 – JANUARY 31, 2013 We are looking for work that is evocative and provocative: bold, original, innovative writing, fresh as … Continue reading

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Music To Not Write Home To

Commas & Colons Magazine has launched, and I am fantastically excited to be included. You can see my poem, beautifully illustrated by Sam Parr, here. Magazine Front Page & Contents. I am captivated by the interaction between image and text in this … Continue reading

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Indent 01

Indent 01 has arrived from the printers at last. These beautiful rust-jacketed volumes showcase 135 generous pages of new writing from within and without the walls of Staffordshire University. Salty realism and eclectic surrealism are woven through this collection from … Continue reading

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Commas&Colons

I have a new poem coming soon to Commas&Colons Magazine. This is a new magazine and I am delighted to be part of its inaugural issue. It is always thrilling to enter new projects and take a few risks. I submitted largely … Continue reading

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“Palimpsests” on Blackbox Manifold

Palimpsests on Blackbox Manifold Some of my new work has appeared in Blackbox Manifold, issue 8. “Palimpsests” is a long poem that interacts with Y Mabinogi, a Medieval Welsh manuscript in a psychogeographical enquiry.  I have used techniques ranging from … Continue reading

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