Stuart Henson wonders about the title but in other respects finds that the sharp-pointed humour in Ian McMillan’s new chapbook penetrates most of its targets.
Stuart Henson recommends a budgie’s-eye view of Brexit as set down by John Gohorry
Stuart Henson reviews a new novel by John Lucas which, intriguingly, hinges on some lines from a poem…
Stuart Henson reflects on the serendipity that led to the creation of a high-quality artist’s book from Redfox Press which combines photographic images with poems by John Greening
Stuart Henson enjoys becoming reacquainted with the poetry of Keith Howden
Stuart Henson detects a note of anger in Jane Routh’s particular and personal responses to place and nature
Stuart Henson enjoys Richie McCaffery’s conversational and sharp-witted poetry – and his knack of crafting a good punch-line.
Stuart Henson listens in to Neil Curry’s artful channeling of Virginia Woolf
Stuart Henson decides that Jonathan Davidson’s “On Poetry” is a book for both writers and listeners. And academics might enjoy it too.
Stuart Henson approves the Very Selected concept in general and Michael Laskey’s volume in particular
Stuart Henson considers the elegance of two pamphlets by Martyn Crucefix.