Journalism and Essays
Clare has written for many publications, including The Guardian, The Independent, The TES, Critical Quarterly, London Magazine, The Idler, Magma, Poetry Review, Poetry London, The Dark Horse, Building Design and The Film 4 Website. Essays include:
‘Ovid the Feminist’ in The Idler, online edition
‘Dorothy Parker and the Small Hours’ in The Dark Horse, issue 29
‘Note on Poetry and Thought’ in In Their Own Words, ed. Helen Ivory and George Szirtes (Salt, 2012)
‘Frederick Seidel and the Impossibility of Goodness’ in The Dark Horse, issue 28
‘Free Verse: A Defense of the Ballad’ in The Idler 42.
‘Her Kind: Anne Sexton, the Cold War and the Idea of the Housewife’ in Critical Quarterly, vol 48 issue 3.
‘Poets Reading Poets: On John Donne’s ‘The Good-Morrow’ at Writer’s Hub
‘The Female Poet and the Male Muse’ in Magma 37.
‘Getting Poetry to Confess’ in Magma 21.
Clare has had short stories published in The Idler and Comma: an Anthology (ed. Ra Page, Comma Press). She guest-edited the short stories for issue 6 of Horizon Review which includes new work by Toby Litt, Matt Thorne, Catherine Smith, Polly Clark and Tim Turnbull. Clare’s all-time favourite short story is ‘A Good Man is Hard to Find’ by Flannery O’Connor.
Clare writes the Delilah Dark novels, about a cynical 12-year old psychic, under the pseudonym Evie Glass. The trilogy of ebooks are available on Amazon: The Discoveries of Delilah Dark , Delilah Dark and the Teacup of Doom , and Delilah Dark vs. Destiny.