Emma Lee finds a sense of place and atmosphere in Caroline Maldonado’s new chapbook
Fiona Sinclair finds it possible to enter wholeheartedly into the world of Ann Drysdale’s poetry
John Forth finds several vantage points from which to survey a new collection from John Lucas
Ruth Valentine takes a thoughtful look at the many ways to appreciate Tamar Yoseloff’s New & Selected
Merryn Williams is good at finding poetry in the highs and lows of human affairs
John Lucas welcomes Neil Curry’s re-assessment of the poetic achievements of William Cowper
Rosie Johnston applauds the timeliness of Yvonne Green’s challenging new collection
David Cooke admires the Swedish poet Lars Gustafsson for his careful observation of objects and his exploration of abstract ideas.
Merryn Williams has her curiosity aroused by a tribute to the late Barry Cole – one of a number of recent Shoestring Press books celebrating undeservedly neglected poets.
* 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 […]
Fiona Moore reviews pamphlets by Wayne Price and Nichola Deane from the smith | doorstop Laureate’s Choice Series
Emma Lee reviews a first – but, sadly, posthumous – collection by Linda Lamus