NEW POETRY BY DOROTHY LEHANE

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DOROTHY LEHANE  is the founding editor of Litmus Publishing, a new poetry press exploring the intersection between poetry and science. Her pamphlet Hunters from Annexe Magazine is a small collection of poems which engage with cosmology and theoretical physics and her debut collection… Continue reading

THAT QUALITY OF THE GREAT BOXERS: The Battle of the Benns in Michael Hofmann and David Paisey’s translations

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Gottfried Benn Impromptus: Selected Poems, translated by Michael Hofmann (Faber and Faber 2013) Gottfried Benn Selected Poems and Prose, translated by David Paisey (Carcanet 2013) by Henry King   That quality of the great boxers… Continue reading

ARGENTINA’S CRÓNICAS: RODOLFO WALSH’S OPERATION MASSACRE AND PATRICIO PRON’S MY FATHERS’ GHOST IS CLIMBING IN THE RAIN

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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 STEPHANIE GREEN

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STEPHANIE GREEN is Irish/English, educated at Trinity College, Dublin, has an M.A. in Modernism in English Literature and Fine Art from Kent University and has an MPhil in Creative Writing from Glasgow University, 2004.  Her pamphlet, Flout, will be published… Continue reading

HOMECOMING & EXILE: CHARLES BAMBACH THINKS THE POETIC MEASURE OF JUSTICE

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Charles Bambach Thinking the Poetic Measure of Justice: Hölderlin-Heidegger-Celan (SUNY press, 2013) by Tom Betteridge This volume is the latest in SUNY’s Contemporary Continental Philosophy series to address the legacy of Martin Heidegger’s notorious… Continue reading

MEET US at ‘DIALOGUE ACROSS DECADES: eSharp’s 10th Anniversary Conference’

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We will be speaking about Digital Publishing and the development of the Glasgow Review of Books at this conference tomorrow. We are very excited to be part of it, since all three of… Continue reading

MONSIEUR SIMENON HAS LOCKED HIMSELF IN

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Georges Simenon The Grand Banks Café translated by David Coward and The Mahé Circle translated by Siân Reynolds (both forthcoming with Penguin Classics, June 2014) by Graeme Macrae Burnet In November 2013, Penguin… Continue reading

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