Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Right to Blog

Two days ago I got an email/Press Release from Irish PEN calling for the release of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi – and his lawyer Abu al-Khair – from prison. Badawi’s crime? Setting up a website, the Saudi Free Liberals Forum. … Continue reading

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On Literary ‘Success’

Coming up to the end of 2014 I came across a flurry of articles and postings about literary ‘success’, as in: how to pursue it/get it/be it/extend it/prolong it/exploit it. It got me thinking about what ‘literary success’ actually means. … Continue reading

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