ENGELS AMONGST THE HIPSTERS: DW Gibson’s “The Edge Becomes the Center: An Oral History of Gentrification in the Twenty-First Century”

This is the first part of an ongoing series on life in the twenty-first century city. More reviews, essays and travelogues will be posted on an occasional basis. The series aims to explore the felt… Continue reading

FIVE FINGER INFORMATIONISM

This is Part Two of a special retrospective on the Informationists, an experimental poetry group including Robert Crawford, W.N. Herbert, David Kinloch, Peter McCarey, Alan Riach and Richard Price. Part Two includes five more poems from the anthology… Continue reading

THE INFORMATIONISTS 2: POEMS BY DAVID KINLOCH, PETER MCCAREY, RICHARD PRICE, ALAN RIACH

This is Part Two of a special retrospective on the Informationists, an experimental poetry group including Robert Crawford, W.N. Herbert, David Kinloch, Peter McCarey, Alan Riach and Richard Price. Part Two includes five more poems from the anthology… Continue reading

SCALES/PATTERNS by Tom White

ECOCRITICISM NOW: The essays, reviews, and poetry collected in this thread trace responses to the interlinked terms nature, ecology, and ecocriticism, all of which have come to occupy increasingly important roles in a… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY DAVID COOKE

DAVID COOKE was born in the UK but his family comes from the West of Ireland. He won a Gregory Award in 1977. His retrospective collection, In the Distance, was published in 2011… Continue reading

The Informationists 1: Poems by W.N. Herbert, David Kinloch, Peter McCarey, Richard Price, Alan Riach

This is Part One of a special retrospective on the Informationists, an experimental poetry group including Robert Crawford, W.N. Herbert, David Kinloch, Peter McCarey, Alan Riach and Richard Price. Part One contains introductions and retrospectives from… Continue reading

Information and Poetry: Encountering the Informationists – Dorothy Lehane

This is Part One of a special retrospective on the Informationists, an experimental poetry group including Robert Crawford, W.N. Herbert, David Kinloch, Peter McCarey, Alan Riach and Richard Price. Part One contains introductions and retrospectives from… Continue reading

INFORMATIONISM AT TWENTY-ONE: RICHARD PRICE and ALAN RIACH INTRODUCE A RETROSPECTIVE ON ‘Contraflow on the SuperHighway’

This is Part One of a special retrospective on the Informationists, an experimental poetry group including Robert Crawford, W.N. Herbert, David Kinloch, Peter McCarey, Alan Riach and Richard Price. Part One contains introductions and retrospectives from… Continue reading

WMDs among the Heather: Radical Nature Poetry Finds its Voice

Gerry Loose, Fault Line (Vagabond Voices, 2014) by Laurie Donaldson This timely new work by Gerry Loose is not really a collection but rather a single poem stretched across the landscape of the book.… Continue reading

Selected Poems from Gerry Loose’s ‘Fault Line’

ECOCRITICISM NOW: The essays, reviews, and poetry collected in this thread trace responses to the interlinked terms nature, ecology, and ecocriticism, all of which have come to occupy increasingly important roles in a… Continue reading