Yes, this is a book review. Of a book of poetry. And nobody made me write it. High-school me is gobsmacked.
Careers take us interesting places, and a couple of years ago mine took me to a creative-writing MA defence in my university’s English department. I was the external examiner for Richard Kelly Kemick, whose thesis was a book of poetry. I’ll tell my fish-out-of-scientific-water story in another post. Today I want to tell you about Kemick’s poems – which you can read, because his book Caribou Run has just been published* (links below). Continue reading