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Emma Roper-Evans

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Rough Passage – Chris Simpson

I have been painting and drawing since school, I had a very progressive teacher for GCSE, Gloria Stock, who used to regale us with stories of mud wrestling; the great thing about her is that she also made work whilst we were, so she created a studio atmosphere. It was brilliant for students especially ones,… Keep Reading

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Scorched Lands by Emma Roper-Evans

Scorched lands, the six-babied women toiling, toiling, dragging their feet, gnarled and multi-skinned, a baby on each hip, faces pulled by grief, each grey strand a flight of pain. The young looked through multi-lashed eyes, ran as fast as they could, away, away, left the wondrous mountains with their dark secrets, grinding poverty. Fled to… Keep Reading

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A Short Interview with Writer Emma Roper-Evans

Jude Cowan Montague spoke to fellow writer Emma Roper-Evans about her work. As the two inhabit a similar circle of artistic friends there were many correspondences to draw on in the conversation. Each Summer they take part in a residency in Atina, Frosinone co-organised by Jude and Chris Simpson and the Atina Arts Association. The… Keep Reading

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