Aspiring and emerging poets it can get so discouraging sometimes when trying to decide how to move forward with your writing, whether it be finding inspiration or trying to get your works published. We wanted to share this award winning poet’s method with you.
The Berry Method article was taken from Ms Lexia, the magazine for women who write from their 73 issue. Emily Berry is a Faber poet who’s first book of poems Dear Boy (Faber & Faber) won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the Hawthornden Prize. She also won the Eric Gregory Award in 2008 and was selected as the ‘Next Generation’ poet by the Poetry Book society in 2014, to name only some of her accomplishments. She is also Editor of the Poetry’s Society flagship journal Poetry Review.