Fighting your way through the process…

I've been thinking a lot about the hard work of creativity, of life. How the best always seems the most simple and the clearest. How behind this clarity is years and years of graft and inspiration and struggle. Ira Glass says "You just have to fight your way through that...." This short video encapsulates all … Continue reading Fighting your way through the process…

Writers Chat 2: Gabriel Fitzmaurice on “Will You Be My Friend?” (Liberties Press: Dublin, 2016)

As the second in my "Writers Chat" series, I'm delighted to re-visit my interview with poet Gabriel Fitzmaurice which first took place in June 2016. Gabriel Fitzmaurice 'The Irish A.A. Milne' (Declan Kiberd) SG: Congratulations on the launch of Will You Be My Friend? at the 2016 Listowel Writers' Week. Will You Be My Friend strikes me as a poetry … Continue reading Writers Chat 2: Gabriel Fitzmaurice on “Will You Be My Friend?” (Liberties Press: Dublin, 2016)