About Rachel SmithRachel Smith is a chef working in central London. She has a BA (Hons) from Canterbury University, New Zealand where she specialised in New Zealand literature, and is currently a member of Jane Draycott's Saturday Workshop group at the Poetry School in London.
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U A Fanthorpe
One of the UK's most popular poets, U A Fanthorpe talks about the history of English, "the experienced language", and gives her tips for overcoming writer's block. Find out why she would like to be Jane Austen . . . or a mountaineer.