Delighted to welcome Sarah Wallis to the Fly on the Wall Press family with her long form poem chapbook, 'Medusa Retold'. I love poetry which tells a narrative and this collection certainly does that, weaving the story of a lonely and misunderstood Medusa on the fringes of society, with a fierce love of nature and a desire to be accepted.
Sarah Wallis on the influences behind this collection:
I have a long held interest in retellings of well-known stories, whether from myth or fairy tale, and Angela Carter’s work was an early influence on my own. The sea is also a big influence in much of my work (p