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I am gradually moving old work and new pieces onto my Scribd site for free viewing:   http://www.scribd.com/michael%20blackburn Two pamphlets are due for publication shortly. The first is The Stone Ship. This is a limited edition edition of my long poem of the same name, with illustrations by Pat...
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Up now on Podomatic, the latest podcast of my year-long poetry project, The Days, How They Pass. This podcast contains poems 321-340 o f the 365 poems written over a single year.Two more podcasts remain to be recorded and uploaded, which I hope to do soon. Once that is done then the whole project...
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The first four titles of Sunk Island Publishing's new pamphlet series are available for reading online at Scribd. Titles to date include: Let's Build a City by Michael Blackburn Intermittent Faults by David Lightfoot Hologram by Pam Thompson Trees on Bear Road by Brendan Cleary  
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The latest instalment of my year-long poetry project, The Days, How They Pass, is now up on Podomatic (htttp://sunkisland.podomatic.com). This is a recording of poems 261 - 280 written as part of the poem-a-day task I set myself. Eventually the whole sequence will be available as podcasts. The...
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The difficulty of writing a collection of poems is as nothing compared with that of finding a publisher for it. For the first time in well over a decade I've embarked on the search for a publisher. Actually, that should be publishers, because I have two completely disparate collections ready. The...
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