John Lucas reviews a genuinely interesting collection of essays by Jim Burns – and adds some equally interesting observations of his own
* This issue of London Grip New Poetry features poems by: * M W Bewick *Frank Dullaghan *Anne Ballard *Mary Michaels *Sanjeev Sethi *Ray Miller * Richard Lewis *Thomas McColl *Stephen Claughton *Phil Kirby * Stuart Pickford *Heidi Williamson * Sarah James *Kate Noakes * Carol DeVaughn * Jim C Wilson * P W Bridgman […]
Rip Bulkeley describes the planning and production of a forthcoming anthology of poems responding to the fire in Grenfell Tower .
I expected this to be an exhibition focusing on the links between art and T.S Eliot. Journeys with ‘The Waste Land’s is however something more unique. It is an exhibition that focuses purely on this extraordinary poem with all its contexts, voices and virtuosity.
* This issue of London Grip features new poems by: *Bethany W Pope *Maggie Butt *Ruth Bidgood *Helen Kay *Keith Nunes *Robert Ford *Deborah Tyler-Bennett *Stuart Pickford *Sue Burge *Kerrin P Sharpe *Pam Thompson *Jean Atkin *Bruce Christianson *Jan Hutchison *Phil Kirby *Stuart Henson *Ben Banyard *Gareth Culshaw *Barry Smith *Mary Franklin *Laura McKee *Carla […]
A temporary installation in Bloomsbury Square is a powerful reminder of the work of exiled Russian poets in the last century
* This issue of London Grip features new poems by: * Naomi Foyle *Gary Beck *David Cooke *Phil Wood *Chris Beckett *Peter Kenny * Teoti Jardine *Pamela Job *Peter Branson *Pam Thompson *William Bedford * David Lohrey *Oliver Comins *Emma Lee * Stuart Pickford * Robert Nisbet *Richie McCaffery * Kerrin P Sharpe * Sarah […]
* This issue of London Grip features new poems by: * Margarita Serafimova *Nod Ghosh *James Aitchison *Jim C Wilson *Andrew James *George Tardios * Leni Dipple *Beth McDonough *Sally Long *Caroline Natzler * Kevin Casey *Murray Bodo * Edward Lee * Antony Johae * Sanjeev Sethi *Chris Beckett * Angela Kirby * Kevin Cahill * Keith […]
Perspectives on Poetry: John Lucas examines three recent studies exploring the craft and ideas of three eminent poets .
Jeremy Wikeley gives his reactions to the exhibition Larkinworld which is currently at the Poetry Library, Southbank Centre
Roger Caldwell reviews Ian Gordon‘s recent biography of the poet Anne Stevenson
John Lucas finds multiple reasons to recommend this memoir by Gail Holst-Warhaft which is studded through with her own accomplished poetry and also gives a shrewdly observant account of post-war Greek history