Spark, flow, sigh: the erotics of body & mind on Killings

 

John William Waterhouse’s Mariana in the South, via VictorianWeb

 

Recently, as we sat around having a few drinks after a book launch, the poet Jennifer Compton asked the question, ‘Do you find writing to be an erotic act?’. My instinctive answer was ‘yes’, but I’ve been thinking about it ever since. How did I interpret the question? And why was my answer so sure?

Find out over at Killings.

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