“I do like to work within the narrative frame of the fairytale. It is familiar to most people and evokes a kind of timelessness, a sense of childhood. One recognises the big bad wolf or the innocent child abroad immediately. Having said that, I tend to undercut the language of the fairytale with references to the contemporary, to the world of giros and cigarette smoke …”
Read Manchester poet Annie Clarkson’s interview with Padrika Tarrant for Bookmunch here.
Read Annie’s review of Broken Things here.