NEW POETRY BY CHRISTINE HAMM

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CHRISTINE HAMM has a PhD in American Poetics, and is a former poetry editor for Ping*Pong. She won the MiPoesias First Annual Chapbook Competition with her manuscript, Children Having Trouble with Meat. Her poetry has… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY SAM KOLINSKI, DAVID POLLARD, AND SALLY EVANS

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SAM KOLINSKI is a  Glasgow-based writer. He loves polysemy and is massively indebted to both Sam Willetts’ first collection ‘New Light for the Old Dark’ and the letter D, as well as John Burnside,… Continue reading

A CURIOSITY BEYOND THE IMMEDIATE: Miha Mazzini’s Crumbs

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Miha Mazzini Crumbs, translated by Maja Visenjak-Limon (Freight, 2014) by Emilie Anderson Crumbs is the best-selling novel in what is now known as Slovenia, published just before the country’s independence from Yugoslavia almost 25 years… Continue reading

FATE, COINCIDENCE, LIFE ITSELF – An Interview with Beth Fowler on translating Iosi Havilio

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Editor Rebecca DeWald travelled to Argentina and took books of and about Argentine literature with her, a literature which is receiving more and more attention in English at the moment. In this thread,… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY HENRY KING AND FIONA SHILLAN

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HENRY KING recently completed a doctorate on post-war English poetry at the University of Glasgow. His poems have appeared in New Poetries V, Magma and PN Review, and are forthcoming in Stand and The Rotary Dial; he blogs at Between… Continue reading

MAKING OUR DREAMS COME TRUE: JAMES FOLEY AND PETE RAMAND’S YES: THE RADICAL CASE FOR SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE

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James Foley and Pete Ramand Yes: The Radical Case for Scottish Independence (Pluto Press, 2014) by Tom Coles  1. Radical Skepticism A couple of weeks ago this reviewer attended the Glasgow Skeptics‘ discussion on Scottish Independence,… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY DANIEL BOSCH

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DANIEL BOSCH was awarded the first Boston Review Poetry Prize (1998) for four poems riffing on films starring Tom Hanks. His work has been published in journals such as Poetry, Slate, The TLS, Agni, Berfrois, The New… Continue reading

THIS IS ALT LIT: ANOMIE IN THE AGE OF SOCIAL NETWORKS

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Mira Gonzalez i will never be beautiful enough to make us beautiful together (Sorry House, 2013) Steve Roggenbuck IF YOU DONT LOVE THE MOON YOUR AN ASSHOLE (free .pdf, 2013) Internet Poetry, Tumblr blog, internetpoetry.tumblr.com, 2011-present… Continue reading

WHERE THE RIVER ENDS AND THE SEA BEGINS: An Interview with Stewart Conn

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This interview accompanies Richie McCaffery’s review of Stewart Conn’s New & Selected Poems which you can find here. by Richie McCaffery  Stewart Conn (b. 1936 in Glasgow) has had a long career as both… Continue reading

THE CUP HALF FULL: Stewart Conn’s The Touch of Time

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This review accompanies the conversation conducted between Richie McCaffery, Gerry Cambridge, and Stewart Conn which you can find here. Stewart Conn The Touch of Time: New & Selected Poems (Bloodaxe, 2014) by Richie McCaffery In… Continue reading