Peter Ulric Kennedy critiques Graham Hardie’s ambitious and eclectic poems
David Cooke examines Gill Learner’s new collection and finds a poet with a distinctive voice and many worthwhile things to say.
Graham Hardie admires the poetic agility with which Ruth Valentine explores some dark themes.
A short collection by Amy Schreibman Walter deals evocatively with women experiencing various kinds of longing: but Emma Lee wonders whether the voice is sometimes too passive
Richard Caldwell enthuses, to varying degrees, about the four American poets on show in a new anthology edited by Anthony Costello
Graham Hardie considers Alan Price’s chapbook of prose poems inspired by the work of Walter Benjamin
A Route Map of Liquid Thought: Brian Docherty takes a look into and around Linda Black’s latest collection
D A Prince is intrigued by the methods and the outcome of a poet-artist collaboration between Judith Wilkinson and Ditty Doornbos
Shanta Acharya finds that Mark Abley’s New & Selected is a fitting testimony to his poetic vision and skill
A short review by Merryn Williams enters fully into the spirit of Jan Owen’s Baudelaire-based jeu d’esprit
Roxana Nastase is moved by Robin Wyatt Dunn’s carefully weighted political poetry
Nick Cooke expresses measured enthusiasm for a promising debut chapbook from Paul Blake