Prac Crit

is an online journal of poetry and criticism, dedicated to reading contemporary poems up close. Three times a year, we publish an edition of essays, interviews and reflections from poets, along with our rolling features.

Current: Edition Ten

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Ruth Padel

“ go down deep into yourself and the past, and it’s hard – you might see ghosts, or worse things than ghosts, which are in you. That’s where the poems are going to come from; good stuff comes out of the dark.”

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