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Dan Micklethwaite
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Poet, writer, and occasional wearer of snazzy jackets and bitchin' hats.
Poet, writer, and occasional wearer of snazzy jackets and bitchin' hats.

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The Less than Perfect Legend of Donna Creosote
My debut novel,  The Less than Perfect Legend of Donna Creosote,  was officially released by Bluemoose Books on Thursday 28th July. Donna Crick-Oakley walks on six inches of stories every day. She may live on the top floor of a tower block but she still pad...
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The Silence of the Land: On Beastings, by Ben Myers
Perhaps because more and more of my own work
seems to deal with characters who are estranged from their surroundings, who,
to whatever degree of consciousness, retreat into themselves, or otherwise into a
secure, controlled location, I’ve found myself incre...
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Thoughts on ‘Oils,’ by Stephen Sexton
I don’t want this to be a classroom
thing. It is difficult to write about poetry sometimes without it turning out
that way. Cracking open the highlighters – road-safety yellow, nu-raver pink –
and finding key words in each line, mulling over their meaning. ...
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'The Blue Fox' and 'The Whispering Muse', by Sjon - Book Reviews
Perhaps this is an odd confession
for someone who mistakenly classes himself (and is often classed mistakenly by
others) as being well-read to make, but I’ve always had a bit of
trepidation about reading novels that have only been translated into English.  ...
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Snorri & Frosti, by Ben Myers – Book Review
I have read this novella now five
times over the past year or so, and feel like I could read it many more without
growing tired, without growing bored. That’s not because it’s short,
quick-reading, and I’ve got nothing else on my urgent ‘To-read’ list. Quit...
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The third, final (and my personal favourite) of the stories I've had newly published in the Eunoia Review.
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The second of my newly published stories in the Eunoia Review. 
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