Category Archive: poetry

NEW POETRY BY ROB A. MACKENZIE

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ROB A. MACKENZIE is from Glasgow and lives in Leith. His most recent collection is The Good News (Salt Publishing, 2013). His poems, reviews and articles have appeared in many publications and he is reviews editor for… Continue reading

NEW POETRY FROM BY ROBERT WOOD AND TARIQ LATIF

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ROBERT WOOD is interested in nature, suburbs and home. His writing has appeared in The Guardian, LA Review of Books, Jalada, Jacket2, Counterpunch, Cultural Weekly and Singapore Review of Books.  Wood is currently the Chair of PEN Perth… Continue reading

SAILING WITHOUT AHAB: AN ECO-POETIC VOYAGE – PART TWO

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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

FAITH IN GREATER THINGS: ANA BLANDIANA’S ‘THE SUN OF HEREAFTER / THE EBB OF THE SENSES’

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Ana Blandiana, The Sun of Hereafter/The Ebb of the Senses, Trans. Paul Scott Derrick and Viorica Patea (Bloodaxe Books, 2017). Originally published in 2000 & 2004. Review by Matt MacDonald The Sun Of Hereafter bristles… Continue reading

“Traces, traces, traces”: An Appreciation of the Poetry of A W Singerman

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The poet A W Singerman passed away in 2017. He was 31 years old. As well as a poet, he was a musician and artist book maker, had interests in oral history, and… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY HENRY KING, IRENE CUNNINGHAM, AND KELLI SIMPSON

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HENRY KING studied at the University of Glasgow, and lectures on English literature at Malmö University, Sweden. His translations from French (with Andrew Rubens) have been published in Benjamin Fondane: Cinepoems and Others.”  IRENE CUNNINGHAM  has… Continue reading

WHO MAKES LITERARY TRANSLATION?

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This is the last of five instalments of work as the result of the 2017 Edwin Morgan Trust translation workshop. Three Portuguese and three Scottish poets met, under the guidance of facilitator Tom… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY TOM PAINE

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TOM PAINE’s poetry is upcoming or published in The Nation, Fence, Epiphany, The Common, Green Mountain Review, Hunger Mountain, Forklift, Tinderbox, Hotel Amerika, Tampa Review and elsewhere. A Boy’s Book of Nervous Breakdowns,… Continue reading

POETRY TRANSLATION SHOWCASE: Miguel Martins

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This is the fourth of five instalments of work as the result of the 2017 Edwin Morgan Trust translation workshop. Three Portuguese and three Scottish poets met, under the guidance of facilitator Tom… Continue reading

POETRY TRANSLATION SHOWCASE: Ricardo Marques

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This is the third of five instalments of work as the result of the 2017 Edwin Morgan Trust translation workshop. Three Portuguese and three Scottish poets met, under the guidance of facilitator Tom… Continue reading