"“[I]t’s not about writing a brilliant poem. It’s the journey and giving yourself time and space with your thoughts and translating that into writing. Anyone can benefit from that process regardless of their background.”
I've an interview in Irish Times Life & Style today, talking about poetry and mental heath ahead of my reading this Thursday at dlr Libraries Stillorgan for the First Fortnight Festival. Many thanks to Sylvia Thompson for the article, and to Lisa Jewell at Poetry Ireland for putting us in touch! Details on how to book for the event are available here.