Author Archives: carminamasoliver

About carminamasoliver

I'm an ex-UEA writer from South London. Founder of She Grrrowls. Feminist Arts Writer for The Norwich Radical. BAR poet. Published by Nasty Little Press.

Munecas: International Anthology Against Child Abuse: Volume 2 (Coleccion Grito de Mujer)

You can now read my poetry in Spanish in this collection. Ahora, puedes leer mi poema ‘Barras para monos’ en Espanol aqui .

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22.07.17: Fundraiser for The Poetry Cafe

12:00-22:00 at The Poetry Cafe, London (nearest tube: Covent Garden) Carmina will be on at 12:40pm. Sponsor her here.

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No Habla Español: English Woman Living in Spain #9

So, it seems fitting that this is only my ninth post about my time in Spain. As a person who likes round numbers, it leaves a door open for future opportunity to return. For this last post, I have complied … Continue reading

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13 Reasons Why

I understand there has been a lot of criticism about 13 Reasons Why, much of it valid in dealing with such a sensitive topic as suicide. I wouldn’t recommend the show to anyone who is suffering or has suffered from … Continue reading

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No Habla Español: English Woman Living in Spain #8

I have just finished stage one of packing for going back to the UK. I still have over a month, but having accumulated more than I came with, I felt the urge to check I’d be able to fit it … Continue reading

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Election Thoughts: 7th June

Ever since I heard about the snap election, I had been wanting to write something. The time has flown by and now I find myself just days before the election, still struggling to find the right words to urge people to … Continue reading

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10 Hour Poetry Challenge

Fellow member of Kid Glove, Maeve Scullion, has been organising a charity fundraising event for Child.org whereby poets write and perform poems for 10 hours straight. Wanting to take part, but being in Spain, I decided to participate online. I … Continue reading

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No Habla Español: English Woman Living in Spain #7

So, a friend of mine asked how the Spanish was going today and so I thought about writing this. Here’s your answer, Alys! I’ve had to be flexible recently as it’s been Semana Santa. It also means I’m having to … Continue reading

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No Habla Español: English Woman Living in Spain #6

I last updated this series around two months ago. The major change that has happened that makes learning a another language so much more important is ‘Brexit’. Theresa May has signed papers that mean this is actually happening. The “United” … Continue reading

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Paying Poets: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

It’s International Women’s Day! So, on to a topic that impacts on all artists, but arguably more-so women: payment for our labour. Pioneers for advocating paying poets include Kate Fox, who started up the Poets Network; Paula Varjack, who is currently doing … Continue reading

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