Category Archives: comic book poetry

Comics adaptation of Siegfried Sassoon’s “Before the Battle” in Plough Quarterly!

The new issue of Plough Quarterly, featuring my adaptation of Siegfried Sassoon’s poem “Before the Battle” (1916), is now out in print and online. You can read the comic here: https://www.plough.com/en/topics/culture/poetry/before-the-battle To view all of the contents of this latest … Continue reading

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My comics adaptation of Robert Frost’s “Birches” in Plough Quarterly!

A couple of months ago, the American magazine Plough Quarterly commissioned me to create a visual interpretation of an extract from Robert Frost’s 1916 poem “Birches.” The comic is now up on their website: https://www.plough.com/en/topics/culture/poetry/robert-frosts-birches and will appear in their … Continue reading

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My “Annabel Lee” comic a teaching tool in India!

I recently received my complimentary copy of the “Active Teach Lighthouse Grade 5 Coursebook” a school textbook for English second language learners in India, published by Pearson India Education Services in Chennai.  The textbook includes my 6-page comics adaptation of … Continue reading

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“The World Is Too Much With Us” by William Wordsworth

My comics adaptation of William Wordsworth’s sonnet “The World Is Too Much With Us” (composed circa 1802), in which the Romantic poet decries the societal changes brought about by the Industrial Revolution. This comic originally appeared in the January 2017 … Continue reading

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ANUVAD 2017

Between February 11 and February 14 I took part in the ANUVAD Arts Festival 2017 taking place in the city of Silchar, India. Organized by the North East India Company arts collective, the second annual edition of this eclectic and … Continue reading

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Heresy’s musical adaptation of “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T. S. Eliot featuring my comic -Full video now available!

And what a monumental and magnificent creation it is! Heresy is a New York-based progressive rock band that has been playing together since the 70s. Prufrock, their first album since 1989, includes this wonderful 16-song suite setting to music of … Continue reading

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“I am in Bed with You, too” by Emma Barnes for New Zealand National Poetry Day

This August 25th, as part of New Zealand’s National Poetry Day, Victoria University of Wellington’s Wai-te-ata Press hosted Transpositions, an event celebrating New Zealand women poets and their translators. One of the event’s organizers, Francesca Benocci (My “Partner in Rhyme” … Continue reading

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