Michael Bartholomew-Biggs dips into a collection of ‘lost’ ekphrastic poems by R S Thomas
Merryn Williams praises a new – but, sadly, posthumous – collection from Elizabeth Burns
Sarah Lawson plaintively asks the question: Why Don’t People Read Benito Cereno When I Tell Them To?
Merryn Williams admires the seemingly-inexhaustible poetic skill on show in a double collection from Ruth Bidgood
A spiritual autobiography by Murray Bodo turns out to be an unexpectedly down-to-earth story
A short review by Merryn Williams enters fully into the spirit of Jan Owen’s Baudelaire-based jeu d’esprit
John Lucas reflects on Michael Wilding’s account of the lives and work of three significant figures from Australia’s early literary history
This is a gripping novel by a hugely gifted writer and one that is rich on atmosphere and character study. The originality of the work is its investigative story line which focuses on the loving relationship between a twin and her disabled sister.
A dance-drama about the troubled lives of Caitlin & Dylan Thomas
Richie McCaffery gives a largely enthusiastic welcome to collection of critical essays by Katy Evans-Bush
Pam Thompson considers Maura Dooley‘s slim but substantial chapbook inspired by a residency at Jane Austen’s house.
David Cooke applauds the efforts of Paul Vincent & John Irons in selecting and translating an anthology which spans 1000 years of Dutch poetry