April Eye



Apart from the Collected Poems in two volumes from Shearsman (1400 pages! good heavens) (and very reasonably priced), it's been rather quiet lately.

Review of Chris Torrance, The Magic Door. Poetry Salzburg Review Spring 2018.



Truth, Justice, and the Companionship of Owls. Longbarrow Press, April 2019.
Includes Pennine Tales, Hushings. Ring Cairns and Nine Poems.
Sections of this have appeared in Poetry Salzburg Review, Tears in the Fence, PN Review and Blackbox Manifold.

[The Serials Poems of Jack Spicer]. Ian Heames, 2019.
Book edition of a thesis dating from 1975.



Book reviews in The Fortnightly Review.. To access, locate Poetry Notes which is low down the home page. Latest reviews are:

(1) "Expanded Translation". Peter Hughes, Tim Atkins, Robert Sheppard, Laurie Duggan, Philip Terry, David Hadbawnik, Simon Smith and Trevor Joyce avoid translating Petrarch, Martial, Dante, Virgil, Catullus and Spenser.

(2) Carol Rumens, Judith Willson, Sheila Hamilton, Em Strang, Vahni Capideo, Dorothy Lehane, Steve Ely, Aidan Semmens, Alex Houen, James Russel, Antony Rowland.

(3) Barry MacSweeney and John James.

(4) Zaffar Kunial and Ishion Hutchinson.

(5) Collected Letters of J.H.Prynne and Charles Olson, Don Paterson ("The Poem") which is the review to end all reviews.



University of Sheffield, 1st May 2019.

"Puzzle Poets", The Navigation Inn, Sowerby Bridge, 13th May 2019, 8pm.


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