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SLATE, METAPHOR AND TRANSLATION: Alistair Noon translates Osip Mandelstam from Russian

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by Alistair Noon Osip Mandelstam’s “The Ode on Slate” is a poem where the vacuum cleaner of Russian literary criticism, with its statistical analyses of recurrent collocations and hundred-page treatments of individual poems,… Continue reading

“NO MORE WORDS”: Pat Barker’s “Regeneration” on stage in Edinburgh

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Regeneration by Pat Barker, adapted for the stage by Nicholas Wright, a Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Royal & Derngate, Northampton Co-Production. Voices of War, poetry reading in association with the Scottish Poetry… 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

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

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

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

NEW POETRY BY GRAHAM FULTON

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GRAHAM FULTON‘s poems have been widely published in magazines, anthologies, online journals and newspapers in both Europe and the USA, including Ambit, The North, Edinburgh Review, Gutter, Poetry Book Society Anthology, Stand, Stride, Chapman, Raintown Review, Orbis,… Continue reading

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: GLASGOW REVIEW OF BOOKS TO PUBLISH POETRY!

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We are very pleased to announce that the Glasgow Review of Books is now soliciting submissions of poetry for online publication! We welcome Samuel Tongue to our team as our new poetry editor.… Continue reading

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