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Vol.4 No.2 Jun 2010

   

The state of British poetry
Part one of a survey

     
CHRIS MILLER   on Charles Tomlinson
ROD MENGHAM   on the Shearsman project
PATRICK MACKIE   A Few Spots of Rain at the Petrol Station
WILLIAM BEDFORD   on John Greening and Richard McKane
LAWRENCE SAIL   on Andrew Forster, W. D. Jackson and Landeg White
MICHAEL O'NEILL   Trilogy
WILLIAM BEDFORD   Fathers and Sons
EMILY HASLER   on Elisabeth Bletsoe, Kona MacPhee and Jeni Williams
MICHAEL McKIMM   on David H. W. Grubb, James Wilkes and John Hartley Williams
THE WR POETRY SYMPOSIUM
PART ONE
  Moniza Alvi, John Burnside, Melanie Challenger, Claire Crowther, Tony Frazer, David Kennedy, Stephanie Norgate, Mario Petrucci, Jacqui Rowe, George Szirtes, Jackie Wills
JONATHAN REID   Cracking British Pen
     
   

Featured publisher
Tindal Street Press

     
ALAN MAHAR   Finding a national audience for regional writers
RICHARD FRANCIS   from The Old Spring
GAYNOR ARNOLD   Lying Together
ALAN BEARD   Staff Development
     
    The madman will come
     
ANITA MASON   on Peter Carey 
WILLIAM PALMER   on Stevie Davies
KIRSTY GUNN   on Orhan Pamuk
SIMON RAE   on Alan Apperley
DEBORA GREGER   Two poems
PETER LUDWIN   Two poems
WILL STONE   on Maurice Carême, François Jacqmin and Anise Koltz
     
    Endnotes
     
TIM LIARDET   Peter Porter 1929–2010
    Brief notices
    Notes on contributors