Spring 2017, Book Review of Nasty Women
“Laura Waddell’s essay on class and art resonates because she writes the bare, hurtful truth.”
My daily poetry newsletter and twitter account, Lunchtime Poetry, is featured in an article in The Guardian.
13.10.16 TinyLetter: The Saviour of Modern Poetry?
“Laura Waddell began her TinyLetter, Lunchtime Poetry, to make poetry a more regular part of her own routine…”
26.08.16 Good to Meet You, Laura Waddell
“Like many people in the arts, I have a poor life/work balance and feel steeped in what I do, both a curse and a blessing that I wouldn’t trade to make more money in other fields.”
Blogging For Writers – Book
My online promotional event #ETeaParty is featured as a case study in the book Blogging For Writers.
27.02.17 Interview alongside Zeba Talkhani on Nasty Women
“Imagine how many incredible writers have been overlooked over the years, for us never to know, because they faced barriers to publication. Pushing past barriers to publication is as important for the individual as it is for the integrity and quality of literature itself.”
13.01.17 Writers to protest ‘slide into fascism’ as Trump takes office.
‘”As Trump takes office in just a few days and the UK faces its own crisis in the wake of Brexit, the need to stand up for free expression and human rights becomes increasingly pressing,” added Laura Waddell.’
14.01.17 Writers plan protest ahead of Trump inauguration day
“Writers Resist London will join over 50 cities worldwide in reaffirming a commitment to a tolerant and diverse society through panel discussion and poetry readings from literary voices.”
27.01.17 Interrobang interview
“To bolster resolve, Rebecca Solnit’s Men Explain Things to Me. To find meaning and beauty in everyday surroundings, the Collected Poems of William Carlos Williams. To encourage writers to push through censorship, a blank notebook.”