Norbert Hirschhorn takes an in-depth look at a major New & Selected compilation of poems by Chana Bloch
* This issue of London Grip features new poems by: *Alison Hill *Bruce Christianson *Fiona Larkin *Chris Stewart *Emma Lee *Ian Humphreys *Tom McFadden *Rosie Johnston *Robert Nisbet *Katherine Venn *Ruth Bidgood *Mary Franklin *Clare Crossman *F M Brown *Keith Nunes *S J Mannion *Peter Daniels *Rangi Faith *Nancy Mattson *Cathleen Allyn Conway *Sarah James *Wendy French *Tracey […]
Emma Lee commends Wendy Pratt’s adroit poetic handling of a painful and sensitive subject
John Lucas’s tribute to English cricketers who have stood up to the game’s authorities proves to be something much more thoughtful than a simple round-up of the ‘usual suspects’
Thomas Ovans applauds a new poetry anthology edited by Peter Kennedy – and also the motivation behind it.
Thomas Ovans is particularly impressed by a haunting quality in the poems from a new collection by Andrew Shields
William Marshall & Wendy French are enthusiastic about the Eric Ravilious exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery (running until August 31st)
Two new collections from Murray Bodo and Michael McCarthy both show great compassion for human needs and weaknesses .
Norbert Hirschhorn admires the new collection from Anne-Marie Fyfe for its carefully shaped trajectory of echoing but elusive images.
* This issue of London Grip New Poetry features poems by: . *Stephen Bone *Anthony Costello *Edward Mycue *Ben Banyard *Derek Adams *Danielle Hope *Imogen Forster *Pam Job *Ajise Vincent *Peter Phillips *James W Wood *Antony Johae *Norbert Hirschhorn *Genevieve Scanlan *Tanya Nightingale *Kat Soini *Katherine Venn *Jan Hutchison *Peter Branson *Teoti Jardine *Ian C Smith *Jeni […]
An exhibition of the extraordinary output of France’s Henri Cartier-Bresson, hailed as the founder of photojournalism and “the eye of the century”. That is true in the fullest sense of the words, given his exceptional ability to see the telling detail, or, in his own words, to seize the fact related to “the deep reality”.
David Cooke gives an appreciative overview of a comprehensive new anthology of Russian poetry