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Andrew Motion and Louise DeSalvo discuss creative therapy | 20-Apr-09

In the second issue of Inside Out magazine, available in April, Poet Laureate Andrew Motion and novelist Louise DeSalvo talk about the benefits of using of writing as therapy. In exclusive interviews, DeSalvo explains how writing helped her to cope with a triple family tragedy, and Motion discusses writing about his mother?s long illness for his childhood memoir In The Blood.

The issue also features previously unpublished work by Motion and Wendy Cope, as well as new writing and poetry, articles on the creative therapies, reviews, listings, competitions, and illustrations.

Inside Out is a full-colour literary arts magazine. It invites submission of confessional/autobiographical work on any subject as well as original artwork.

To buy a copy of Issue 2 or review the submission guidelines, visit

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