Category Archive: poetry

NEW POETRY BY LINDSEY SHIELDS WATERS AND FRANK MCHUGH

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LINDSEY SHIELDS WATERS moved between Scotland and England as a child and has lived in Washington DC, Bavaria and Leiden. She has worked as a solicitor for over 20 years and lives in Glasgow… Continue reading

POETRY TRANSLATION SHOWCASE: LENNART SJÖGREN – “EVENING COMES WITH ITS BLACK BLOOD”

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LENNART SJÖGREN has spent his life on the Baltic island of Öland, where he was born in 1930. With three dozen books to his credit, mostly of poems, he is one of the… Continue reading

ON ARTIFACTUAL POETRY – AN ESSAY BY ELENI CAY

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‘A poem on paper is nothing more than a piece of writing that may be used for anything that can be done with a piece of writing.’ Paul Valery, 1952   Introduction In… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY FRANCIS O’HARE, A. K. THAYSEN, AND TOBY SHARPE

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FRANCIS O’HARE was born in Newry, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, in 1970. He has published two collections of poetry; Falling into An O [2007] and Somewhere Else [2011] with Lagan Press, Belfast. He published a collection in America, with… Continue reading

POETRY TRANSLATION SHOWCASE: KJELL ESPMARK – “CREATION IS STILL UNFINISHED”

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KJELL ESPMARK (b.1930) was Professor of Comparative Literature at Stockholm University from 1978 to 1995 and has been a member of The Swedish Academy since 1981, serving as Chairman of The Nobel Committee… Continue reading

POETRY TRANSLATION SHOWCASE: PER HELGE – ‘THE HEAVY HELPLESS SONG’

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PER HELGE (b. 1945) left teaching in 1976 to work as a full-time writer, active as a reviewer and journalist and local historian. He has published a dozen books, mostly of poetry. He lives in… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY ZOHAR ATKINS

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ZOHAR ATKINS holds a doctorate in Theology from Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. His poetry has been featured in PN Review, Blackbox Manifold, Haaretz, The Oxonian Review, Typo, Wave Composition, and elsewhere.… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY STUART A. BARNES AND RYAN VANCE

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STUART A. BARNES was born and raised in Hobart, Tasmania, educated at Monash University, Victoria, and lives in Rockhampton, Queensland. His first poetry collection, Glasshouses (UQP 2016), won the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Prize, was… Continue reading

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

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

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