Review: Bough Down by Karen Green

Like Imtiaz Dharker, Green is an artist as well as poet and her pictures illustrate this collection of poems.   The images in the pictures are fragmented and obscured, which echo the feel of the poems as they sift through events for shards of meaning.   Her husband was a well-known novelist who died by suicide and there is a pervasive sense of shock and … Continue reading Review: Bough Down by Karen Green

Suicide Bereavement Conference

Some of the most interesting tweets yesterday were from the 4th Suicide Bereavement Conference at Manchester University.   If, like me, you couldn’t attend, I’ve put together a list of some interesting articles by some of the speakers.   You are not alone: Help is at Hand for anyone bereaved by suicide This contains a link to the most tweeted about document of the day: … Continue reading Suicide Bereavement Conference