Writer Interview: Gaynor Kane

   When and why did you first start writing? When I turned 40, instead of buying a sports car, I decided to begin an Open University degree. I signed up to creative writing as my last module towards a BA (Hons) Humanities with Literature. In preparation, I attended some writing workshops and have been writing […]

Writer Interview: Kersten Christianson

When and why did you first start writing? I wrote my first book review of Sark’s Succulent, Wild Woman in 1997 for the journal Alaska Women Speak.  At the time, I was living in a cabin on Kalifornsky Beach Road, gazing at Cook Inlet and Mt. Redoubt near Kenai, Alaska.  It is no wonder my […]

Peeking Cat Anthology 2017 Now Available For Pre-Order On Kindle!

If you are digitally inclined, I have good news – the anthology is now available for pre-order on Kindle! That means you can order the ebook today and it will be delivered straight to your device on Sunday 15th October. Here are the links! Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk The anthology will be out in paperback and hardback on […]

Writer Interview: Eric Robert Nolan

  When and why did you first start writing? I started writing as soon as I’d learned to put pen to paper.  My very early childhood was one that was happily inundated with stories of all kinds – stories in the books that my siblings read to me, stories my father spoke aloud on long […]

Writer Interview: Liz Mann

When and why did you first start writing? I started writing stories to entertain my family and teachers. But shortly after starting secondary school I realised that creative writing was also an escape route and that I could write for myself as much as anyone else.

Writer Interview: Sanjeev Sethi

When and why did you first start writing? I don’t remember the exact time or age, but love of poetry came early. I was a lonely child and extremely sensitive. I recall the joy of reading poetry … whenever in my little mind I could make sense of poetic lines it would delight me no […]

Writer Interview: Daginne Aignend

When and why did you first start writing? I was a teenager, the time I got interested in boys and went to the local disco at the football club. I was flirting around and couldn’t decide which boy I liked most, that’s when I wrote my first poem about a butterfly wandering around. After that, […]

Writer Interview: Dimitri Reyes

When and why did you first start writing? Writing has been a journey I dismissed like several other things that helped me grow into who I currently am. I’ve always written because of school and I was pretty good at it, or at least that is what my teachers and report card said. I would […]

Writer Interview: David Attree

When and why did you first start writing? I have written poems and rhymes from an early age and have always linked rhythms to words to help me learn things. I love playing with words; I love the silliness and fun you can create by observing everyday life, playing with your imagination and telling silly tales. […]

Calling All Anthology Contributors!

If you are appearing in our upcoming anthology, and you have not been interviewed for the Peeking Cat blog before, I’d like to hear from you to take part in an interview before 15th October. If you would like to take part in an interview please email me at editor@peekingcatpoetry.co.uk by Wednesday 4th October. I’ll […]