The illustrator Tom Adams shares some insights into how he produces his memorable book jackets
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
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
Carole Bromley’s conversational voice gives her poetry clarity and warmth, observes D A Prince
John Lucas admires two recent books by Australian poet Jan Owen .
Richie McCaffery considers the life and work of G S Fraser in the context of a new selection of his poetry from Shoestring Press
Thomas Ovans acknowledges the work and the craft that has gone into Alison Hill’s poetic tribute to women pilots of the ATA
Merryn Williams comes across a first pamphlet collection by Camilla Lambert and already looks forward to seeing more …