Tag Archive: Happenstance

OCEAN DEEP: J. O. Morgan’s ‘In Casting Off’

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J. O. Morgan, In Casting Off (HappenStance, 2015) Review by Matt Macdonald From a critical standpoint, it would be all too easy to compare In Casting Off with Morgan’s earlier narrative collections, Natural Mechanical and… Continue reading

STEPHANIE GREEN’S ‘FLOUT’ AND THE PROCESS OF PRESENCE

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Stephanie Green, Flout (HappenStance, 2015) By Helen Murray The further north I go, the more I must face myself. In Flout, Stephanie Green creates poems that celebrate and challenge forces of nature and the… Continue reading

Poems of Quiet Devastation: Kate Hendry’s ‘The Lost Original’

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Kate Hendry, The Lost Original (HappenStance, 2016) Review by Kylie Grant Speaking at Wigtown Book Festival recently, Michel Faber was asked why he had chosen poetry over fiction to explore his wife’s death from cancer.… Continue reading

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