Freelance Digital Editor (part time)

Poetry London is seeking a new part-time Digital Editor. The person appointed to the role of Digital Editor will work closely with the Poetry Editor, Co-editor and Reviews Editor to …

The Bad Guy – Riad Saleh Hussein

to Sylvia Plath And I remember that the blue woman, when she had seen me weeping corpses         and the poor, Said: your two eyes are mirrors …

Fake News

Scandinavian folklore has made us familiar with a particular form of monster. Unlike the beast-humans in Grimm or classical mythology, a troll can scarcely be distinguished in appearance from an …

Poetry London Mentoring Scheme

We will be announcing the names of the successful applicants soon.DETAILS ABOUT THE SCHEME DETAILS ABOUT THE SCHEME Poetry London is offering the chance for three talented poets to receive …

Free running

A student at the Poetry School (whose day job is as a magazine journalist) recently remarked to me that her interest in poetry came from it being a form of …

Many Bird Roast

I came in, dandy and present arguing for a moratorium on meat of the kind splayed out on the table, legs akimbo like a fallen-over ice skater skidding on her …

Kissing Edwin Morgan

seems uncanny because he is gay and I am straight and because the day is especially cold. A hungry kisser, kissing him brings out the hive that is him. A …

john

i do not know my grandfather, who is a famous photographer who works primarily in black and white. although i know he is not a large man, i think of …

A new empathy

In Poésie et photographie – perhaps his last major essay before his death in July this year – Yves Bonnefoy turned to explore ‘the impact of the first photographs on …