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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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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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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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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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Ecopoems 3: Installation

On June 19th 2012, I exhibited the first stage of the ecopoems as an installation at the Spode China Halls in Stoke-on-Trent.  The China Hall is part of the now abandoned Spodeware factory; its chalky dust-rippled space is cavernous in … Continue reading

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Indent: A Journal of New Writing Vol. 1

It is with absolute delight that I can announce the list of contributors for the first volume of Indent:   Claire Crossman Jonathan Taylor Emma Sweeny Aaron D. Wiegert Joseph Rennie Anne Caldwell Krishan Coupland Richy Campbell Tony Rauch Michael Finley … Continue reading

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Research Notes on “Writing Pad” Workshop: Poetic Inquiry

The following research comes from a hugely inspirational workshop that I attended on May 23rd 2012 called “Writing Pad” which was hosted at Staffordshire University by Alke Groppel-Weneger with funding from the Academy of Higher Education. (http://tactileacademia.wordpress.com/2012/04/27/deconstructing-and-reconstructing-texts/) The focus of … Continue reading

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