June 12, 2010

Jen Hadfield: Links.

I am currently writing up a profile of the poet, Jen Hadfield, for the American series, British Contemporary Writers. I met Jen some years ago, when we both won an Eric Gregory Award in the same year, and I am really pleased to be writing up a substantial piece of writing on her poetry. I am compiling these web-links for convenience.

Links
Contemporary Writer Profile
Poetry International Web Profile
Rogue Seeds, Jen Hadfield’s Blog
Scottish Book Trust Profile
Scottish Poetry Library Profile
Shetland Library Profile
The Poetry Archive Profile

Articles about Jen Hadfield
A Jaunty Voice From the Isles
Roddy Lumsden Recommends Jen Hadfield

Articles by Jen Hadfield
From My Vow
The Urge to Make

Interviews
In The Scotsman
On Abe Books
On Our Sweet Old Etcetera
On the Arts and Ecology website

Reviews of Alamanacs
Sarah Crown for The Guardian
By The New Review
Jeffrey Side on his blog Raw Light

Reviews of Nigh – No – Place
Hannah Brooks-Motl for The Contemporary Poetry Review
Jane Commane for Salt
Francis Leviston for The Guardian
Stephen Knight for The Independent
Adam Piette for Blackbox Manifold

Poems Online
XXI The World
Aa
Alamanac Number 2
A Very Circular Song
Empress
Excalibur
Fratres
Fructidor
Ghosty’s Almanac
Hey Hey Mr Blue
Hüm
In the Same Way
Ladies and Gentlemen This is a Horse as Magritte Might Paint Him
Lucky Seven
Marking
Matins
Melodeon on the Road Home
Naming the Mythic Man
Nigh-No-Place
No Snow Fell on Eden
Other Household Gods
Paternoster
Sanctus
Southport Air Show
Starring
Strath Ossian
Ten-minute Break Haiku
The Gannet and the Skerryman
Thou Shalt Want Want Want
Thrimicile – Ibster
Unfledgling
…and…
the poems ‘Hey Hey Mr Blue’, ‘Paternoster’ and ‘Five Thirty Sixish’ on Limelight

Readings

Also see this podcast on the Scottish Poetry Library website

There’s a MP3 file at this link of Hadfield reading her poem ‘Self-portrait as a Fortune Telling Miracle Fish’ too

Hadfield’s Art
Notes on Collaboration with artist Douglas Robertson
Our Lady of Isbister Exhibition and Poem

Workshops
Online workshop on Anti-Praise Poems


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