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Lavinia Greenlaw
Lavinia Greenlaw is a writer of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction known for investigating the shared imperatives of art and science. She lives in east London. Her first novel, Mary George of Allnorthover, received France’s Prix du Premier Roman Étranger. Her two books of creative nonfiction are The Importance of Music to Girls and Questions of Travel: William Morris in Iceland. In 2016, she wrote and directed a short film, The Sea is an Edge and an Endinga study of the impact of dementia on our sense of time and place, drawing on Shakespeare’s Tempest. Her third novel, In the City of Love’s Sleepwas published in 2018. Her sixth poetry collection, The Built Moment, will be published in February 2019.

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THE VAST EXTENT: ON SEEING AND NOT SEEING FURTHER

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February 2019

Lavinia Greenlaw

Essay

February 2019

Caves, sleep, absence of light     1. Oh what is this light that holds us fast? Frank O’Hara [1]   I was about to...

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July 2011

Herat

Sam Duerden

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July 2011

At Kabul airport, a man I mistook for a foreigner.   A security guard, red-haired with blue eyes and...

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May 2012

Film: Palestine Festival of Literature

Omar Robert Hamilton

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May 2012

Resistance needs to be recorded. Resistance needs symbols: ideas that can travel faster than speech, last longer than memory....

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June 2014

Opus

Charmian Griffin

Amanda Loomes

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June 2014

Bound with animal fat, milk, or blood, Roman concrete is hardened over time. Less water would ordinarily mean a...

 

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