. Kate Saffin & Heather Wastie commemorate the lives of women recruited to work on Britain’s canals during World War 2
Perspectives on Poetry: John Lucas examines three recent studies exploring the craft and ideas of three eminent poets .
Richie McCaffery takes a particular and personal interest in a new collection from Dutch poet Arnold Jansen op de Haar
Now best-known for writing the novel A Clockwork Orange, which Stanley Kubrick turned into the ultra-violent film of 1971, Anthony Burgess died on 22nd November 1993.
James Roderick Burns raises some questions of balance in relation to Susan Utting’s recent ‘New & Selected’
Peter Ulric Kennedy finds Kate Noakes’ new collection to be an invigorating compilation of open verse with Parisian overtones.
Ruth Valentine considers the balance between politics and poetics in Alan Morrison’s new collection
London Grip reviews four recent poetry pamphlets from Rack Press
D A Prince explores the latest collection by Millicent Borges Accardi and finds the poet an intriguingly elusive presence
Jeremy Wikeley gives his reactions to the exhibition Larkinworld which is currently at the Poetry Library, Southbank Centre
Caroline Maldonado welcomes Cristina Viti’s recent translation of a 1968 poem-cycle by Elsa Morante
It was the Kingdom of Naples that gave Emma the chance to transform herself into an artist, society lady and skilled operator at the court of Queen Maria Carolina, wife of King Ferdinand IV, its reigning monarch.