London Grip’s poetry editor considers two very different poetry collections by Eve Pearce and Linda Black
Thomas Ovans considers new collections by Maggie Butt and Fiona Sinclair
* This issue of London Grip features new poems by: *Norbert Hirschhorn *Rosemary Norman *Janet Simon *Nancy Mattson *Sultana Raza *Leah Fritz *Murray Bodo *Haris Adhikari *Kerrin P Sharpe *Bruce Christianson *Paul Richards *Fiona Sinclair *Ken Champion *Mal Grosch *Merryn Williams *Robert Nisbet *Frankie McMillan *David R Morgan *Kamran *Adriana Caudrey *Edward Mycue
Thomas Roberts reviews a recent poetry collection … Work Horses by David Cooke
Merryn Williams comments on the Poet Laureate’s 2012 anthology
Thomas Ovans & Michael Bartholomew-Biggs consider some recent collections by Murray Bodo, Jenna Butler, Tim Cunningham, James Norcliffe, Ian C Smith and Christopher Wiseman
Fiona Sinclair is moved and impressed by Todd Swift’s bold new collection…
Turner Contemporary has a knack for intelligently organising its exhibitions. The Alex Katz retrospective is prefixed by works chosen by the artist that have either influenced or affected him in some way.
Metamorphosis – Poems Inspired by Titian – a collection published by The National Gallery
This year marks the thirty fifth anniversary of the death of Charlie Chaplin.
Two recent collections: Tea with the Taliban by Owen Gallagher & The Exile’s House by Ian Parks.
Unapologetic – Francis Spufford tells why, despite everything, Christianity can make surprising emotional sense. And why he isn’t sorry for saying so.