Grafton

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In a special piece for PLACE 2020, Virginia has produced ‘Grafton’, a spoken-word segment which also combines field recordings and subtle music fills. Virginia made this audio essay after reflecting on the natural environment she encountered whilst camping and walking … Read More

Virginia Astley at Sea Change Festival

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As part of the forthcoming Sea Change Festival, Virginia Astley will recite poems from her book The English River accompanied by Florence Astley on the harp. Her first book-length collection, The English River combines both photographs and poems to paint … Read More

New ‘English River’ Readings

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Virginia has some new readings scheduled for 2019 in which she will recite poems from her book The English River. Her first book-length collection, The English River combines both photographs and poems to paint a vivid picture of the river … Read More

Literature Works Interview

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Literature Works is a regional literature development agency which focusses on south west England. As part of the ongoing promotional work for The English River, Virginia recently spoke to them about the inspirations behind the book, the influence of Thomas … Read More

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