The critic transformed into poet

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As a literary journalist and critic, Thuy On was surprised to find she was compelled to write a book of poetry inspired by one of the more difficult periods of her life.

For years, I dodged and deflected the question, ‘So, when are you going to produce a book?’ There was simply no desire, I responded tersely, to write one myself as I was perfectly happy minding my own business as a literary journalist and critic. Forever inundated with the latest releases touted by teams of chirpy publicists, I had no wish to add to the pile of books to be released to unsuspecting readers.

Thuy On

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