Category Archive: poetry

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

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

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

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

“THE HASH SMOKERS ARE GOING OUT TO SHOPLIFT SCOTCH EGGS”: CHERYL FOLLON’S ‘SANTIAGO’

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Cheryl Follon, Santiago (Bloodaxe Books, 2017) Review by A. C. Clarke. ‘I took my insomnia down the white-hot heat of a two-mile strip’: from the first sentence of the first poem in this beguiling… Continue reading

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