Playing with ‘The Rules’: Brian Docherty considers an anthology whose poems could be viewed as case studies in ekphrasis – but also as much more than that.
STILL SHINING: Brian Docherty reflects on the wealth of experience which adds extra polish to Katherine Gallagher’s poetry
A POET’S CALENDAR: Brian Docherty reviews Peter Daniels’ latest collection
Brian Docherty comments on political poems from pre-WW2 Japan by Kosuke Shirasu which have recently been republished in a bi-lingual edition by Jun Shirasu and Bruce Barnes
Ryan’s Return: Brian Docherty takes a thoughtful and observant stroll through Sean O’Brien’s sombre version of West London
A Route Map of Liquid Thought: Brian Docherty takes a look into and around Linda Black’s latest collection
Writing the ‘Big C’: Brian Docherty reviews a new collection from Wendy French
Dangerous Liaisons: Brian Docherty pursues an unreliable narrator through the latest collection by Matthew Caley