This month my poem, Anxiety Society, appears in The Robin Hood Book. Funny enough, my latest poem comes at a good time, since I was disenfranchised on May 3. Of course, the government are happy to post me all their political junk mail, but when the time comes, not my actual ballot. I should’ve expected this… but clearly, I’m not as cynical as I thought! Grr… time to get philosophical again, I guess. In the words of Rab C Nesbit when confronted by a pushy canvasser, ‘what do you need this useless article for?’

Check out my poem, Anxiety Society, on page 225

About Leilanie Stewart

Leilanie Stewart is an author and poet from Belfast, Northern Ireland. She has written four novels, including award-winning ghost horror, The Blue Man, as well as three poetry collections. Her writing confronts the nature of self; her novels feature main characters on a dark psychological journey who have a crisis of identity and create a new sense of being. She began writing for publication while working as an English teacher in Japan, a career pathway that has influenced themes in her writing. Her former career as an Archaeologist has also inspired her writing and she has incorporated elements of archaeology and mythology into both her fiction and poetry. In addition to promoting her own work, Leilanie runs Bindweed Magazine, a creative writing literary journal with her writer husband, Joseph Robert. Aside from publishing pursuits, Leilanie enjoys spending time with her husband and their lively literary lad, a voracious reader of sea monster books. CONNECT WITH ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA:

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