NEW POETRY BY CHRISTOPHER MULROONEY AND LUCAS CHIB

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CHRISTOPHER MULROONEY is the author of symphony (The Moon Publishing & Printing), flotilla (Ood Press), and viceroy (Kind of a Hurricane Press).  LUCAS CHIB‘s poetry has appeared in Sentinel Literary Quarterly and Ping Pong.… Continue reading

EIBF 2014: COOL LICKS AND POLITICS – PAUL FARLEY AND ROBERT CRAWFORD

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This is one of a number of pieces covering events at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, which runs from 9th–25th August 2014 at Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh. Paul Farley and Robert Crawford perfomed on 14th August 2014.… Continue reading

EIBF 2014: JACKIE KAY – INSIDE A WOMAN’S MIND

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This is one of a number of pieces covering events at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, which runs from 9th–25th August 2014 at Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh. Jackie Kay performed at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on 12th August… Continue reading

EIBF 2014: SWEET POTATO AND CALLALOO – THE POETS OF ‘YONDER AWA’

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This is one of a number of pieces covering events at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, which runs from 9th–25th August 2014 at Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh. Dorothea Smartt, A. A. Graham, Sasenarine Persaud, and Malika… Continue reading

EIBF 2014: CAROL ANN DUFFY

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This is one of a number of pieces covering events at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, which runs from 9th–25th August 2014 at Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh. Carol Ann Duffy and John Sampson performed at the Edinburgh… Continue reading

THE EDWIN MORGAN POETRY AWARD SHORTLIST: POEMS FROM STEWART SANDERSON

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We are very pleased to announce that Stewart Sanderson, one of our erstwhile contributors, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Edwin Morgan Award for Poetry. The award will be presented by Jackie Kay… Continue reading

EIBF 2014: ROWAN WILLIAMS

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This is one of a number of pieces covering events at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, which runs from 9th–25th August 2014 at Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh. Rowan Williams read at the Edinburgh International Book Festival… Continue reading

EIBF 2014: XIAOLU GUO

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This is one of a number of pieces covering events at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, which runs from 9th–25th August 2014 at Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh. Xiaolu Guo read at the Edinburgh International Book Festival… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY RUSSELL BENNETTS AND RAUAN KLASSNIK

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RUSSELL BENNETTS is the founder and editor of Berfrois magazine (@Berfrois). He lives in Kentish Town. RAUAN KLASSNIK is the author of Holy Land (2008), The Moon’s Jaw (2013) and Sky Rat (2014). He lives in… Continue reading

LATIN AMERICA’s OTHER BITE

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by Jessica Sequeira After FIFA suspended Uruguayan footballer Luis Suárez for “biting” Italian player Giorgio Chiellini’s shoulder during the World Cup, fans around the world raised questions about commissions and kickbacks. Symbolically, at least, they may… Continue reading

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