NEW POETRY BY STEPHANIE GREEN

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STEPHANIE GREEN‘s pamphlet ‘Flout’ was published by HappenStance, and launched at StAnza, 2015.  ‘Berlin Umbrella’ an ‘aural walk’  poetry/sound  collaboration with Sound Artiste, Sonja Heyer, will launch in Berlin in summer, 2018.  She… Continue reading

INTENSE MOMENTS WITH STRANGERS: ‘The Spit, the Sound and the Nest’ by Kathrine Sowerby

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Kathrine Sowerby, The Spit, the Sound and the Nest (Vagabond Voices, 2017) By Sarah Spence When Felix in Kathrine Sowerby’s The Spit, the Sound and the Nest asks Rita if “it’s wrong to leave… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY TERENCE DOOLEY

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TERENCE DOOLEY‘s pamphlet, The Why of It, has just been published by The Argent Press, and his translation of Eduardo Moga’s Selected Poems came out in April with Shearsman Books. He is Penelope… Continue reading

SOME THOUGHTS ON ‘PROTEST’

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This essay is part of our Threat Levels series. In 2006, the UK passed from a seemingly more casual and non-specific BIKINI state to a more serious state of threat, varying from substantial to critical. The reference to… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY STEWART SANDERSON AND MAXINE ROSE MUNRO

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STEWART SANDERSON was born in Glasgow in 1990. Twice shortlisted for the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award (2014; 2016), in 2015 he received an Eric Gregory Award. He was a 2016 Robert Louis Stevenson… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY JAMES WALTON AND LYDIA HARRIS

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JAMES WALTON is an Australian poet published in newspapers, and many journals, and anthologies. Shortlisted twice for the ACU National Literature Prize, a double prize-winner in the MPU International Poetry Prize, and Specially… Continue reading

THE END OF THE NIGHT – A SHORT STORY BY GERARD MCKEEVER

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It was last orders when the prophet returned. The streets were silent, a Thursday mist creeping off the Solway and up the Nith valley. ‘Warm night for the time of year,’ we kept… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY KATHERINE LOCKTON

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KATHERINE LOCKTON co-edits South Bank Poetry magazine. She runs regular poetry workshops for beginners and advanced poets. Her poetry has also been published in The Dark Horse, Northwords Now and Magma. Twitter:@poetkat @poetbank… Continue reading

TENDER CARE – A SHORT STORY BY ELISSA SOAVE

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Gavin parked the car, jumped out and ran to the other side to open Sheila’s door and help her out. ‘Careful now,’ he said, as she eased herself out of her seat, holding… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY PAULA JENNINGS

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PAULA JENNINGS‘s poems are published in literary magazines, national newspapers and anthologies. Readings have included StAnza International Poetry Festival, Edinburgh Book Festival and Dundee Literary Festival. She facilitates poetry writing in many different settings… Continue reading