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Author Spotlight: An empire of glass: Cracks in the foundations of Kipling's India

Author Spotlight: An empire of glass: Cracks in the foundations of Kipling's India

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-18

Huddersfield literature student Aaisha Raja published an article in the 2020 edition of Fields, our open access student research journal. We asked her to tell us about her research and her article. Rudyard Kipling’s Kim is a novel that attempts to reconcile Kipling’s love for India and his knowledge that his presence was undesired. He fabricates an idealised fantasy of colonial India—one that [...]

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Finding your voice as a poet

Finding your voice as a poet

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-10-17

Tony Watts is an author published in our Grist collection of poetry and prose: I You He She It. As part of #OAWeek we asked Tony to talk about his writing processes and how other writers have influenced the way he approaches his work. I tend to describe my creative life as a state of permanent writer’s block occasionally interrupted by a poem.  I normally feel so uninspired that my [...]

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Author Spotlight: Dealing with 'writer's block'

Author Spotlight: Dealing with 'writer's block'

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-10-17

John Beresford is one our authors published in I You He She It - a collection of short stories and poems developed out of the Grist project. As part of #OAWeek we asked him to discuss his writing processes and and how he approached the challenge of a short story. You can read the Grist collection online, open access here . Dealing with 'writer's block' My [...]

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