Poetry Review – SCION: Mat Riches engages with Sue Rose’s powerful exploration of family and identity
Poetry review – REMARKABLE OCCURRENCES: Emma Storr reviews a collection by Patrick Lodge which features vivid and dramatic poems about the explorations of Captain Cook
Poetry review – VERITAS: Alwyn Marriage is impressed by Jacqueline Saphra’s skilfully crafted poetic responses to the paintings of Artemisia Gentileschi
An unexpected joy of lockdown is seeing world-class performers in their natural habitats. Habitat is the apposite word for Simon Keenlyside, who read zoology at Cambridge before focusing on his operatic career and who describes a love of nature as “the marrow” of his existence. He looks to music for its validation.
Poetry Review – LITANY OF A CARDIOLOGIST: Carla Scarano considers a tightly-focussed debut collection by poet and heart specialist Denise Bundred