Editorial by Tim Dooley, Reviews Editor
I recently bought some first editions of Thom Gunn’s 1960s collections at the bargain price of three for five pounds,


Paul Farley
Kelp, Pop, Google Earth

Chase Twichell
My Lethe, Tomboyhood, The Long Bony Faces of the Mules

Antony Dunn
Ladybird, First Kiss, Skinny Dipping, Testing One Two

Timothy Shea
Larkin Shaving

Timothy Shea
A Short Film about Loss, The Geography of Rain

Brigit Pegeen Kelly
The Philosophers

Susan Wicks
The Doomsday Fish

Susan Wicks

Heather Phillipson
Insect Life of Bergamo, You’re an Architect and I Want to Make Dinner for You

Philip Fried
Father They Value as the Dawn

Asa Boxer
Murphy’s Command, The Sisters of Murphy

Jacob Polley

Jane Draycott

Jane Draycott
A Day by the Sea and Other Stories

Jennifer Compton
Not Even of the Sky

Leanne Averbach
Rowing Lesson #9: Getting Out of Bed

Mary Jo Bang
Still as in a Still after Still, Cat’s Cradle, Comma This

Robert Saxton
Bungalow Bay

Dennis Casling
The Plunge

Christopher Horton
Miso Soup

James Russell
Mister Fox

Joseph Wood
Inside / Outside

Ross Cogan
Like Snow

Ben Wilkinson

Alfred Corn

Aleš Šteger
Window, Cat, Toothpick

Sam Riviere
Paris, from the Annals of Allium

Reviews & Features

The Wizard Behind the Curtain
Eva Salzman remembers Michael Donaghy as poet and friend

The Commonwealth of the Drowned
George Szirtes finds some new chapters opening in the poetry of Emma Jones, J O Morgan and Rob A Mackenzie

Myths of the Middle Way
W N Herbert salutes Sheenagh Pugh, David Constantine and Peter Porter

The Less Aggrieved
Todd Swift explores the poems of Chris McCabe, Zoë Skoulding and Medbh McGuckian

The Right Place for Love
Helen Mort on sex, death and poetry in the work of Michael Laskey, Claire Crowther and Roddy Lumsden

Leaping Around a World
Jack Underwood follows real and imaginary travels in the poems of Derek Mahon, Pascale Petit and James Sutherland-Smith

Waltzes in Time’s Ballroom
Katy Evans-Bush on Tomas Venclova, Nina Cassian and Ágnes Lehóczky, poets of exile

Momentary Landings
Linda Black welcomes Eva Salzman and Amy Wack’s gender-specific anthology

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