Matt Bullen

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Stories in your pocket: how to write flash fiction

It's National Flash Fiction Day on Wednesday – the first one ever – and it's an exciting day for me and many others who specialise in this particular truncated form of prose. A few years ago, I published a book of flash fiction called Sawn-off Tales. But until only a little while before that, I …

Bryant Cross "Jigsaw" - ADD Poetry

A Collection of Traditional and Literary Ballad Poems

The ballad is at the intersection of poetry and song, from traditional folk ballads crystallizing out of the mists of the ancient oral tradition to …

Letter: Daniel Weissbort's Poetry of Survival

Sasha Dugdale rightly pinpoints Daniel Weissbort's talents as an anthologist. Among the best must be The Poetry of Survival (Anvil Press, 1991). Sub-titled Post-War Poets of Central and Eastern Europe, and with a succinct introduction that touches on the whole business of translating, this will …

2013’s Best Books on Writing and Creativity

After the year’s best books in photography, psychology and philosophy, art and design, history and biography, science and technology, “children’s” (though we all know what that means), and pets and animals, the season’s subjective selection of best-of reading lists concludes with the year’s best …