To Feel Held by Victoria Adukwei Bulley

Victoria Adukwei Bulley appreciates three debut collections that understand the weight of language Raymond Antrobus The Perseverance Penned in the Margins £9.99 Zaffar Kunial Us Faber £10.99 Sohini Basak we …

Communality and Consequence by Helen Charman

Helen Charman examines the ethics of two collections grounded in Christian scripture Jericho Brown The New Testament Picador £10.99 Toby Martinez de las Rivas Black Sun Faber £10.99 Jericho Brown’s …

An Epidemic of the Heart by A K Blakemore

Three seductive, political first collections Richard Scott Soho Faber £10.99 Abigail Parry Jinx Bloodaxe £9.95 Leah Umansky The Barbarous Century Eyewear £10.99 Sometimes when I feel like punishing myself I …

The Less Consoled | Helen Mort on poetry and landscape

Peter Riley Due North Shearsman £9.95 Blake Morrison Shingle Street Chatto £10.00 In a recent New Statesman article, naturalist and environmental activist Mark Cocker described a subtle shift in British …

A Neo-Modernist Chameleon

Drew Milne on the revived reputation of Nicholas Moore Nicholas Moore Selected Poems (edited by John Lucas and Matthew Welton with an introduction by Mark Ford) Shoestring £14.99 Amid the scrambled …

The Gaelic Objectivists

David Wheatley on a new anthology of Early Irish poetry Maurice Riordan (Editor) The Finest Music: An Anthology of Early Irish Lyrics Faber £14.99 Seamus Heaney was not the first …

The World or the Self

Michael Hulse divides the Mariannes from the Sylvias David Harsent Fire Songs Faber £12.99 Ruth Padel Learning to Make an Oud in Nazareth Chatto £10.00 Roddy Lumsden Not All Honey …

Realities and Dreams

Sue Rose Heart Archives Hercules Editions, £10 Richard O’Brien The Emmores The Emma Press, £5 Harry Man Lift tall-lighthouse, £5 Holly Hopkins Soon Every House Will Have One Smith/Doorstop, £5 …