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
* This issue of London Grip New Poetry features new poems by: *Tim Youngs *Kerrin P Sharpe *Richie McCaffery *Abegail Morley *Nadine Brummer *Patrick Wright *William Oxley *Tim Love *Peter Daniels *Teoti Jardine *J ‘Ash’ Gamble *Oliver Comins *Caroline Davies *David Perman *Murray Bodo *Caroline Maldonado *Brian Docherty *Jane Henderson *Wendy French *Sarah James *Ray […]
Philip Pullman CBE, author of His Dark Materials, will launch a new anthology with poems by over 50 contemporary and award-winning poets, in aid of the charity Freedom from Torture.
John Forth reflects on poetry in Loudon Wainwright’s lyrics
* This issue of London Grip features new poems by: *Alison Hill *Bruce Christianson *Fiona Larkin *Chris Stewart *Emma Lee *Ian Humphreys *Tom McFadden *Rosie Johnston *Robert Nisbet *Katherine Venn *Ruth Bidgood *Mary Franklin *Clare Crossman *F M Brown *Keith Nunes *S J Mannion *Peter Daniels *Rangi Faith *Nancy Mattson *Cathleen Allyn Conway *Sarah James *Wendy French *Tracey […]
The exhibition Drawing the Line features David Harker’s drawings & paintings, with accompanying poems by Tamar Yoseloff