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
Caroline Maldonado explains why she was attracted to the debut collection by Jemma Borg
The battle of Agincourt and our ancient enmities with France take on a darker hue today in the light of events in Paris. Beside which, Greg Doran’s Henry V coincidentally sits as a sombre, sober comment on war.
Wry, strange, self-mocking, subversive, acerbic, ironic, cynical, sarcastic, bitter, unconventional and of course surreal – are just some of the adjectives that spring to mind as you browse the unsettling Belgian art on display in a central Brussels venue until January.