NO HONOURABLE GODDAMN STEREOTYPES HERE: ‘An Ounce of Practice’ by Leo Zeilig

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Leo Zeilig, An Ounce of Practice (Hope Road Publishing, 2017) By Lynnda Wardle An Ounce of Practice by Leo Zeilig is a hugely enjoyable, ambitious bildungsroman following the life and loves of left-wing… Continue reading

CHARCO PRESS: Making Waves with Writers from Across the Pond

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Ariana Harwicz, Die, My Love, translated by Sarah Moses and Carolina Orloff (Charco Press, 2017) Luis Sagasti, Fireflies, translated by Fionn Petch (Charco Press, 2017) Margarita García Robayo, Fish Soup, translated by Charlotte… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY ADAM DAY

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ADAM DAY is the author of the collection of poetry, Model of a City in Civil War (Sarabande Books), and the recipient of a Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship for Badger, Apocrypha,… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY JOCK STEIN, ALISON WHITELOCK AND BRUCE MCRAE

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JOCK STEIN is a poet, piper and preacher from East Lothian. He has a degree in economics from Cambridge University, and brings experience of the Sheffield steel industry, people and places in East Africa,… Continue reading

The Poetics of Sand: Psammomancy by Brian Lavelle and Mark Valentine

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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 number… Continue reading

I WAS HERE: ‘SOUVENIR’ BY ROLF POTTS

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Rolf Potts Souvenir  by Laura Waddell Recently I was in Paris for the first time in over a decade, and through a sense of obligation, spent the last of my energy walking by the… Continue reading

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

WHAT DID WE DO?

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By Tom White When Amber Rudd finally resigned as Home Secretary during the Windrush scandal, Theresa May was quick to maintain that she had gone not because of the “hostile environment” policy itself,… 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

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