Book Launch

My most recent book, Reading Old English Wisdom: The Fetters in the Frost, will be launched by noted linguist Kate Burridge.

Where: The Alderman, 134 Lygon Street, Brunswick East

When: Wednesday 30 June, from 6pm

Hope you can make it!

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But Where Shall Wisdom Be Found

The latest issue of Arena Quarterly has just appeared, with a piece I was asked to write about what correspondences I could draw between the ninth- and tenth-century poetry I write about and character of current events. What came out could serve as an alternative introduction to Reading Old English Wisdom: The Fetters in the Frost. A little more fun, maybe! I had fun writing it, in any event.

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And Now a Discount!

The nice people at Cambridge Scholars Publishing are now offering Reading Old English Wisdom at a 25% discount, which you can claim using the code PROMO25 at the link below.

I will shortly be organising an online launch on the ZOOM platform, from which I’ll be offering signed copies that I will post from my own stash at the same discount, so if you’d like one, let me know and I will enter your email address into my invitation list.

https://www.cambridgescholars.com/product/978-1-5275-6407-7

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But Where Is Wisdom to Be Found?

The consignment of Reading Old English Wisdom arrived from Newcastle upon Tyne today.

. . . in my next book, Reading Old English Wisdom: The Fetters in the Frost, which discusses the major Old English wisdom poems. It has at last been published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing, and I will be organising some kind of launch as soon as I can, though a degree of caution is still called for. I will post details as soon as arranging an event becomes feasible.

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Jorge Luis Borges

With his always-engaging playfulness, Borges can drive you crazy, but he never bores! Translated by Stephen Kessel.

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A New Arena Essay

Some reflections on the current pandemic.

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Another by Philip St. Clair

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Philip St. Clair

A spare biography can be found here http://www.philipstclair.com/biography

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Keith S. Wilson

More about the poet here:

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/keith-s-wilson

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Edwin Muir: Two Poems

Find out more about Muir and his work: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/edwin-muir

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