(published on Bandit Fiction, 31/05/2021) Mark Wilson is an author and visual artist based in Chicago. His first poetry pamphlet, PowerPoint Eulogy, was published by Fly on the Wall Press in 2021. It is a darkly comic collection of narrative poems that follow the life and death of the enigmatic Bill Motluck, and the PowerPointContinue reading “An Interview with Mark Wilson, Author of “PowerPoint Eulogy””
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Review: “Powerpoint Eulogy” by Mark Wilson
(published 24/05/2021 on Bandit Fiction) With offices opening up and the end of the Work-From-Home year in sight, there might never have been a more relevant book to read than PowerPoint Eulogy, one of Fly on the Wall Press’s latest publications in its “Shorts” series, and artist Mark Wilson’s first poetry pamphlet. Then again, thereContinue reading “Review: “Powerpoint Eulogy” by Mark Wilson”
Unlatched Podcast Reading
Read the A Birthday Letter on Unlatched Podcast, Episode 4. Poem originally published in Use Your Words.
Bringing Poetry into the Public Sphere
[published in The Boar, 04/09/2018] From the ancient Greek epics, to the eddas of the Norse skalds, to the confessional poetry of the second half of the 20th century, poetry has been a constant in the way we tell stories. But, to the vast majority of modern people, poetry is on its way out. Blame itContinue reading “Bringing Poetry into the Public Sphere”
The Kraken and the Sailor
[originally published in Shelf Magazine, 19/05/17] A single groan, then a wretch from the sofa Where that undead slob is rising at last Read more.