Monthly Archives: September 2016

No Selection for Old Farts

Every single submission of mine to poetry magazines has been rejected – to date, for the last three years; but acceptance had become a rarity since 2010. A list of repeated rejections includes all the standard, Arts Council subsidised, UK … Continue reading

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No Posts for Old Farts

Hi Anthony I’m sorry that you weren’t shortlisted for the vacant post here in Creative Writing. I know how much effort and emotional energy goes into a job application, and how disappointing it is not to get an interview. There … Continue reading

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NO AGENTS FOR OLD FARTS

“…..Wherever there was a gentleman of renown in his home I had silver and a mount. From whomsoever some had greatness and gifts, greatness and gifts had I from the house of Saman. The Prince of Khorassan gave me forty … Continue reading

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