Category Archive: poetry

SNOWLIGHT AND SUNLIGHT: PAULINE STAINER’S TIGER FACING THE MIST

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Pauline Stainer, Tiger Facing the Mist (Bloodaxe, 2013). by Stephanie Green. Pauline Stainer is noted for her minimalist, acutely precise poetry, working through an accretion of images, a balance of the concrete with the subliminal… Continue reading

“NO MORE WORDS”: Pat Barker’s “Regeneration” on stage in Edinburgh

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Regeneration by Pat Barker, adapted for the stage by Nicholas Wright, a Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Royal & Derngate, Northampton Co-Production. Voices of War, poetry reading in association with the Scottish Poetry… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY GARY ALLEN

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GARY ALLEN was born in Ballymena, Co. Antrim. He has published thirteen collections, most recently, Mexico, Agenda Editions, 2013. Widely published in international magazines, including Ambit, Australian Book Review, Chapman, Dark Horse, Edinburgh Review,… Continue reading

FOUR SWIM POEMS AND A PICTURE

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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

WE WERE PUNKS ONCE: GRAHAM FULTON’S ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF JIMMY DENISOVICH

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Graham Fulton, One Day in the Life of Jimmy Denisovich (Middlesbrough, Smokestack, 2014) by Calum Rodger Half-way through Glasgow poet Graham Fulton’s latest collection, One Day in the Life of Jimmy Denisovich, there’s a… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY JIM CARRUTH

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JIM CARRUTH was born in 1963 in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, and grew up on his family’s farm near Kilbarchan. He has had six well-received pamphlet collections of poetry since his first, Bovine Pastoral in… Continue reading

EIBF 2014: ‘JUST A REGULAR FELLOW’ – BILLY COLLINS

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This is one of a number of pieces covering events at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, which runs from 9th–25th August 2014 at Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh. Billy Collins performed on 19th August 2014. by Stephanie Green… Continue reading

EIBF 2014: FIERY MOONS – ALEXANDER HUTCHISON AND DAVID HARSENT

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This is one of a number of pieces covering events at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, which runs from 9th–25th August 2014 at Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh. Alexander Hutchison and Daivd Harsent perfomed on 19th August 2014. by… Continue reading

EIBF 2014: WAR, ICE-CREAM AND WILD FLOWERS – MICHAEL LONGLEY

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This is one of a number of pieces covering events at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, which runs from 9th–25th August 2014 at Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh. Michael Longley performed on 15th August 2014. by William Bonar Before… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY CHRISTOPHER MULROONEY AND LUCAS CHIB

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CHRISTOPHER MULROONEY is the author of symphony (The Moon Publishing & Printing), flotilla (Ood Press), and viceroy (Kind of a Hurricane Press).  LUCAS CHIB‘s poetry has appeared in Sentinel Literary Quarterly and Ping Pong.… Continue reading

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