Category Archives: Poetry

An Outbreak of Peace

An Outbreak of Peace, Stories and Poems in Response to the End of WWI Edited by Cherry Potts of Arachne Press, this great new anthology coincides with the centenary of the 1918 Armistice. The Launch Party, will be held: 7.00 pm, … Continue reading

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Get your TRUTHS here

I wanted to post this link to the Telltale Press site to get your copy of TRUTHS: A Telltale Press Anthology.  Crammed with exceptional poets, this anthology is Telltale’s swansong, edited by Sarah Barnsley, Robin Houghton and I. Lovely to be able … Continue reading

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Gregory Vincent St. Thomasino, and grappling with what’s difficult

When I meet a difficult text, it invariably makes me think of the Genesis story of Jacob and the Angel, or at least its depictions in art.  I like Jacob Epstein’s statue Jacob and the Angel (1940) in the Tate, … Continue reading

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Antony Mair launches ‘Bestiary, and Other Animals’ at the Poetry Cafe

To The Poetry Cafe in Covent Garden last night, where Antony Mair launched his first full collection, Bestiary, and Other Animals, published by Live Canon. The Poetry Cafe was more crowded than I have ever seen it. Introduced by Helen … Continue reading

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Telltale Press finishes on a high

Robin Houghton and Sarah Barnsley and I co-edited TRUTHS: A Telltale Press Anthology,  and we had our big launch. All kinds of marvellous poets who were in the anthology came and read. Sarah, Robin and I introduced the night and … Continue reading

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Launching Truths: A Telltale Press Anthology

7:30 Wednesday 25th April Venue The John Harvey Tavern Bear Yard (off Cliffe High Street), Lewes BN7 2AN. So just a quick note here about the launch of TRUTHS – A Telltale Press Anthology, edited by Sarah Barnsley, Robin Houghton, … Continue reading

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Keeping Guernsey Legends vibrantly alive

Guernsey Legends by Jane Mosse & Frances Lemmon, Blue Ormer Publishing The stories in the gorgeously-produced Guernsey Legends by Jane Mosse and Frances Lemmon are not remote reconstructions from some antique past. One story, about an enormous spectre of a nanny goat, played … Continue reading

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