What Other Writers Have Said About Bill Lewis
"Bill Lewis's wide-ranging, truthful, plain speaking work demonstrates the strengths of a profound connection and attachment to place."
- Peter Straub
"Bill Lewis has the true soul of a poet (and not in a bullshitty way of some poets I could name) I love the mix of biography, personal folklore, shadow projection, symbolism, reportage ... inspirational stuff."
- Graham Joyce (Author of 'A Kind Of Fairy Tale' and 'The Tooth Fairy')
"The poet of the Paradigm Shift." - Martin Espada
"Bill Lewis is an innovator of language ... Magically real ... I love his storytelling."
- Claribel Alegria
"Most impressive." - Alan Sillitoe
"... vitality, wit, playfulness and a willingness to experiment"
- D M Thomas (Author of 'The White Hotel)
"A shaman with words" - Terri Windling
"Dynamic, witty, passionate and compassionate" - Sydney Carter
"A spiritual ambassador for those on the margins of existence ... he keeps open the ways of integrity and beauty in a darkening world" - Caitlin Matthews
"The living stuff of the land itself, from the roots of which he draws sustenance and fuel for his work"
- John Matthews
"Bill Lewis is effortlessly stylish. He writes, paints and performs with ferocious energy ... the character and charisma of a genius" - Sarah Hehir (Award winning Playwright)
"When I look at the paintings of Bill Lewis, and read his poetry, I think of Magic Realism. Not just as a literary convention, but in the context of looking through the mundane and seeing the miraculous underpinnings of it all. It is a gratifying experience to see the world as he presents it"
- Richard Bledsoe (writing in the Remodern Review)
" ... represents the resurfacing of a serious talent who combines the high literary with popular culture in a manner which is as delightful as it is approachable. Great stuff."
- Steve Spence (writing for Litter Magazine)