Thomas Ovans congratulates Ver Poets on their 50th birthday and on the anthology they have produced to celebrate it.
* This issue of London Grip features new poems by: *Brian Docherty *Tracey Peterson *Bruce Christianson *Caroline Am Bergris *Jonathan Taylor *Caroline Natzler *Mary Franklin *Gareth Culshaw * Abdulrahman M Abu-yaman *Brian Johnstone *Jane Henderson *Maggie Freeman * Rosa Walling-Wefelmeyer *Oliver Comins *Teoti Jardine *Mary Michaels *Gary Beck *Racker Donnelly *Anthony Wilson *John Freeman *Bethany […]
A new stage show by poet Martin Figura turns out to be both entertaining and thought-provoking
Richie McCaffery gives a largely enthusiastic welcome to collection of critical essays by Katy Evans-Bush
Michael Bartholomew-Biggs draws together his impressions of a novel multi-media show that combines poetry music and film.
Paul McLoughlin takes a thoughtful look at Sarah Howe’s Eliot prizewinning collection – and some issues arising from its success.
* This issue of London Grip New Poetry features new poems by: *Eve Pearce *Phil Kirby *P A Levy *Gareth Culshaw *Grant Tarbard *Robert Nisbet *Katherine Gallagher *Shadwell Smith *John Harvey *David Flynn *Utsav Kaushik *Norbert Hirschhorn * Jared Carter *Caroline Natzler *Elizabeth Smither *Greg Freeman *Cal Freeman *Robert Etty *Mark Carson *Jack Houston *Clive […]
John Lucas is impressed by the depth and range of literary and musical knowledge displayed in a new collection of essays by Jim Burns
An introduction to poetry comics edited by Chrissy Williams & Tom Humberstone turns out to be something of a revelation for Richie McCaffery
Poems written in response to atmospheric paintings by the American artist Howard Fritz whose work is now on show at the Torriano Meeting House
Merryn Williams welcomes a new book by John Pikoulis which relates the poetry of Alun Lewis to the circumstances surrounding his tragic death in 1944
John Lucas welcomes Neil Curry’s re-assessment of the poetic achievements of William Cowper