Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Caroline Gill ~ Work on the Web





'There is ... the intriguing Poldhu by Caroline Gill, 
which has an offbeat angle on organisation and dots.'

Stella Stocker, reviewing Manifold #47 


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Peter Thabit Jones, editor of The Seventh Quarry Press has offered to publish my first full-length collection in 2021. My website, including details of The Holy Place, my chapbook (co-authored with John Dotson and published by The Seventh Quarry Press in conjunction with Cross-Cultural Communications, New York), can be found here. The links below will take you to a selection of web pages that include, or have included, my poems and/or concern my writing.

Poetry
  • Petra Kenney First Prize 2007: the Award Ceremony at Canada House, Trafalgar Square. N.B. the text of my winning poem, ‘The Figure at the Phoenix Mine’, has been included in The Holy Place. The poem was 'Poem of the Week' (14 April 2013) on The Poetry Kit (ed. Jim Bennett).
  • 'Sleepover at the Museum', Third Prize, Haddon Library Competition, marking the 800th Anniversary of Cambridge University in 2009. 
  • The Book of Forms: A Handbook of Poetics Including odd and Invented Forms (Lewis Putnam Turco, published by University Press of New England, 2012 - this volume contains three of my poems, 'Thalatta, Thalatta', 'Echo on the Nile' and 'Prawn Madras'.
  • 'Preseli Blue': this poem was first published in The Lie of the Land (ed. Jan Fortune, Cinnamon Press). It was broadcast on the BBC's Poetry Please Radio 4 edition from the Guardian Hay Festival on Saturday 7 June 2008. The poem can be found by scrolling down the Shabdaguchha site (ed. Hassanal Abdullah), from the Six Welsh Poets issue, Shabdaguchha #53/54, Vol.14, No.1-2, July-Dec 2011.
  • 'Elegy for Idris Davies', The Seventh Quarry (ed. Peter Thabit Jones) no.3, Winter 2006, posted on the Southbank Centre Poetry Library site. This poem can be found by scrolling down the Shabdaguchha site (ed. Hassanal Abdullah), from the Six Welsh Poets issue, Shabdaguchha #53/54, Vol.14, No.1-2, July-Dec 2011. Caroline's Second Light Live page also features this poem.
  • ''Tide Fight', The Seventh Quarry (ed. Peter Thabit Jones) no.3, Winter 2006, this was posted on the Southbank Centre Poetry Library site. Awarded First Prize in the Carmarthen branch of the Ottakar/Faber Competition, 2005.
  • 'Egret on the Loughor Estuary', The Seventh Quarry (ed. Peter Thabit Jones) no.3, Winter 2006, was posted on the Southbank Centre Poetry Library site. Lines from this poem were reproduced in Rivers of Britain by Stuart Fisher (published by Adlard Coles Nautical, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc and available from A&C Black 2012). 
  • 'Swansong' can be found by scrolling down the Shabdaguchha site (ed. Hassanal Abdullah), from the Six Welsh Poets issue, Shabdaguchha #53/54, Vol.14, No.1-2, July-Dec 2011.
  • 'Marazion', PoetryCornwall/Bardhonyeth Kernow (ed. Les Merton) #25, 2009, was posted on the Southbank Centre Poetry Library site.  
  • 'Turner's Loch Coruisk, Skye' Reach Poetry, Indigo Dreams Publishing (ed. Ronnie Goodyer and Dawn Bauling) #141, June 2012, was posted on the Southbank Centre Poetry Library site. Voted Second in the Readers' Vote. The painting can be viewed here.  
  • 'Waves' featured in the Tercet Ghazal edition of The Ghazal Page (ed. Gino Peregrini), 2009.  
Prose (and Pictures)
  • 'Echo from the West: an overview of Echo Verse' to be read alongside my poem, 'Echo from the West', published in Poetry Cornwall/Bardhonyeth Kernow (ed. Les Merton) #26, 2009, was posted on the Southbank Centre Poetry Library site.
  • Cover photo: Professor Donald Riggs in conversation with me in Philadelphia, USA (Photo: © David Gill 2012). I interviewed Don in my 'Multicultural Dialogue' series for  the Romanian literary journal, Contemporary Horizon Magazine/Orizont Literar Contemporan (editor-in-chief Daniel Dragomirescu) No.1 (27) / January-February 2012.

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