D A Prince enjoys two recent, and very different, small-press pamphlets from William Gilson and Siegfried Baber
Merryn Williams responds to Alyson Hallett’s poetic account of her time as poet-in-residence at Charles Causley’s house.
John Snelling finds plenty of variety in a new chapbook by David Borrott
Anna Robinson gives a warm welcome to a recent selection of poetry by Wayne Burrows
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 .