In writing, as with any creative activity, there will always be a gap between what you intended to produce and the final result. The finished piece is not necessarily any worse or better than what was originally planned, just different. Often this difference adds something new, an element of the unexpected. Jonathan Franzen’s The Corrections […]
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The Elephant’s Foot: Accidents, Disaster and Poetry

Michael Oliver-Semenov on the publication of his debut poetry collection on Chernobyl, accidents and chance

PUBLISHED ON: 24/04/17


Last month I released a new book, or I didn’t release a new book. I’m not sure. I know I didn’t launch anything, not in the usual sense. It exists, of …

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