Flint – An Elegy and a Book of Dreams

(Avanza en la página para leer en español) I wrote this genreless piece a year ago, in the spring of 2019. It has been making the rounds with some publishers, living meanwhile in the limbo of all unpublished books. The COVID-19 pandemic is changing much, without and within. As the future shows itself to us … Continue reading Flint – An Elegy and a Book of Dreams

Ciudad doliente de Dios and Finding Blake, III and IV

The last two posts of my series for Finding Blake have been published. In them I keep on talking about Blake's influence in my life and work, and the writing of my novel Ciudad doliente de Dios (Doleful City of God), inspired in his Prophetic Poems. You can read them here: Ya se han publicado … Continue reading Ciudad doliente de Dios and Finding Blake, III and IV

More in Finding Blake,and René Char

The second post of my series for the Finding Blake blog can now be read in Ya puedes leer la segunda parte de mi serie de blogs para la página Finding Blake en Finding Blake. Doleful City of God And you can read a piece I wrote on René Char and poetry as dissidence for … Continue reading More in Finding Blake,and René Char

Ciudad doliente de Dios, and Finding Blake

At long last, my novel inspired on William Blake's Prophetic Poems, Ciudad doliente de Dios, which I started writing in 1997 and finished five years ago, has seen the light. It was released this week in Mexico by Alfaguara, a Penguin Random House imprint. You can read a comment on it in Alfaguara's blog: Langosta … Continue reading Ciudad doliente de Dios, and Finding Blake

You Become What You Behold

I will gather here things I have written (and those I will probably write!) around William Blake. Several of them were part of the work that I did as a Trustee and then Secretary of the Blake Society. The following articles I wrote for the campaign to acquire William Blake's Cottage in Felpham and turn … Continue reading You Become What You Behold