“There is an urgency to Catherine Barry's work, a determination to take the reader's arm and make the...
a compact of words
- rob mclennan
a compact of words, Canadian poet rob mclennan's fifteenth trade poetry title, comes out of a series of reflections on domestic matters - a break-up, his daughter - influenced by the g...
A Father's Day
- Pete Mullineaux
"Keen-eyed and lyrical, this superbly crafted exploration of the male identity is both rich and touching in its honesty and vulnerability. We see the poet reflect on what it means to be a partner, a father and a man who has lost a...
A Good Enough Love
- Owen Gallagher
'An open-eyed, quirky, quietly dexterous collection from Southall, from Ireland, from the bedroom and doctor’s waiting room. Owen Gallagher’s poems should be more widely known.' Moniza Alvi
A Promiscuity of Spines: New & Selected Poems
- Patrick Chapman
Patrick Chapman has one of the most distinctive and creative voices in poetry today. From his exciting debut, Jazztown (1991), to the Pushcart-Prize nominated title poem of The Darwi...
A Quiet Pint in Kinvara
- Richard Tillinghast
"Tillinghast's poems range confidently among different cultures. He has a sense of history as a living force. The experiments in metre, rhyme and free verse in The Stonecutter's Hand are important. He is a wonderfully gifted poet,...
A Shed for Wood
- Daniel Thomas Moran
Moran’s is a distinctive American voice which deserves an attentive hearing.
Elizabeth Heywood (Acumen Magazine)
A Stone To Carry Home
- Andrea Potos
In this collection Andrea Potos exults in images of luminous earthly beauty – a blue scarf lake, Greek bread that tastes of heaven and salt, cobbled streets shining like jet in the rain – that also hint at the inevitability of loss. In these poems, Poto...