Italian Lessons, a new short story by Ian Seed

Italian Lessons, a new short story by Ian Seed, published by Like This Press in February 2017. 24pp hand-bound paperback with French folds February 2017 £6 + £1.50 postage TO BUY, please pay £7.50 to: paypal.me/likethispress Italian Lessons is the story of a young Englishman’s first weeks of living, working and falling in love in a… Continue reading Italian Lessons, a new short story by Ian Seed

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Behind Closed Doors: The Writer’s Room Series #1, Samuel Beckett

In 1953 Samuel Beckett had a small house built on the outskirts of the village Ussy-sur-Marne, some 30 miles from Paris. The house was deliberately simple, practical, austere: a sloping roof over two rooms which opened into each other, adjoined by a kitchen and a bathroom. In one of the rooms were two single beds;… Continue reading Behind Closed Doors: The Writer’s Room Series #1, Samuel Beckett

Emily Dickinson’s Envelope Poems

Some books are inspirations. Some books I wish I could make myself. Some of the most wonderful books are both of these things. The Gorgeous Nothings was an exquisite book: weighty but minimalist, a sense of whiteness running through it in keeping with the ephemeral nature of Dickinson's writing on envelopes: scratchy, quick, unsent. I sometimes wonder… Continue reading Emily Dickinson’s Envelope Poems