Selected Essays and Features by Pascale
‘Tala Zone’ essay in GRANTA 157 Should We Have Stayed at Home? New Travel Writing, Autumn 2021 guest edited by William Atkins
“Take a deep breath, do that pursed lip breathing you must do. Watch your heart doesn’t race. The pump is exhaling, inhaling and I am walking, walking. No one is allowed inside the core of Bandhavgarh National Park after sunset…”
Why Read Poetry? a viewpoint on Aeon Ideas 23rd June 2015
by Pascale Petit: ‘Because it captures the wonder and the ineffable in our lives’
Omphalos The Poetry Review spring 2015
An occasional series in which poets write about a place central to their imaginative world
Poetry as Exorcism Mslexia spring 2015 https://mslexia.co.uk/current-issue/
Do Women Poets Write Differently to Men? Poetry Review winter 2012 . Guest editor Bernardine Evaristo (PDF)
Chinese Water and Bronze Demons: New Writing from UEA & WCN Pascale Petit reports on her experiences at the Chinese-English 2011 Poetry Fellowship in China
Confessing the Amazon and Frida Kahlo The Poetry Paper Issue Six 2009/10 The Poetry Trust
Translating Yang Lian’s ‘The Valley and the End: a Story‘ – Agenda Welsh Issue Vol 44 Nos 2–3 May 2009
Close-up: Imagery – Pascale Petit on how visualising the poem as a vessel can help to find the essence of its imagery Poetry News – the newsletter of the poetry society autumn 2008.
Guardian Online Poetry Workshop, June 2006. Read the workshop and her responses to the shortlist.
Magpies in the Forbidden City – Translating Chinese Poets, Poetry Wales, Summer 2006.
Private and Public Wars – on confessional poetry, New Welsh Review, Summer 2006.
The Poet as Super-Naturalist – review of Ruth Padel’s Tigers in Red Weather, The Independent, July 2005.
Introduction to new edition of Peter Redgrove’s novel In the Country of the Skin, Stride, 2006.
Glyn Jones – Tree-Shudderer of Crystal, Poetry Wales, Summer 2005