Fiona Moore reviews pamphlets by Wayne Price and Nichola Deane from the smith | doorstop Laureate’s Choice Series
Richard Eyre is making himself something of a specialist when it comes to Ibsen. Having adapted and directed Hedda Gabler and Ghosts to loud acclaim, now he’s taken on Ibsen’s less familiar Little Eyolf. What emerges is a taut chamber portrait of marriage and guilt – a template for later studies of marital warfare from Strindberg to Albee.
Emma Lee reviews a first – but, sadly, posthumous – collection by Linda Lamus
Carole Bromley’s conversational voice gives her poetry clarity and warmth, observes D A Prince
John Lucas admires two recent books by Australian poet Jan Owen .
Richie McCaffery considers the life and work of G S Fraser in the context of a new selection of his poetry from Shoestring Press
Thomas Ovans acknowledges the work and the craft that has gone into Alison Hill’s poetic tribute to women pilots of the ATA
Merryn Williams comes across a first pamphlet collection by Camilla Lambert and already looks forward to seeing more …
Fiona Sinclair enjoys the many flavours in a meditation on food by Lynne Rees
Thomas Ovans explores the range of Angela Kirby’s poetry on show in her recent ‘New & Selected’
William Marshall reports on his visits to the M C Escher exhibition in Dulwich
Martin Noutch observes that geology and poetry work well together in a recent anthology edited by Michael McKimm