One million plastic bottles are bought every minute and most of them are not recycled. It’s a stark reality Claire Davenport and Grioghair McCord were moved to explore after a trip to a Shetland beach littered with plastic bottles.
Carla Scarano reviews a lively new collection by Ray Pool
Graham Hardie considers his response to some frank and personal content in Sarah Fletcher’s poems
John Lucas reviews two unusual recent collections by Gail Holst-Warhaft and John Woods
Graham Hardie enjoys the poetic explorations of identity in a new pamphlet by Stefan Kielbasiewicz
A first collection by Suzannah Evans deals with future technologies but Mat Riches is pleased to see that it is also equally concerned with human themes
Merryn Williams discovers some fine new poems in Stuart Henson’s latest collection
Charlie Hill appreciates the ‘dry, intimate and unexpected’ writing to be found in Neil Campbell’s collection
Wendy French praises David Constantine’s new chapbook for its sharp visual images
Stuart Henson detects a note of anger in Jane Routh’s particular and personal responses to place and nature
The Good Soldier Schwejk is a satirical novel which exposes the futility and idiocy of war as it tracks the progress of the Candide-like Schwejk, across the disintegrating Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Merryn Williams gives a concise appreciation of a prizewinning chapbook by Christopher North which contains several prizewinning poems.