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LATEST PUBLICATIONS

Pennine Tales. Calder Valley Poetry 2016. Twenty-four 12-line poems.

"On Islands: 1, Bardsey" (poem). Shearsman 107-108, Summer 2016. Originally printed in Shearsman 105-106, Winter 2016, erroneously lacking the first stanza, which was replaced by a repetition of the fourth.

Two poems: "Civilised Living" and "The Front". Face Down in the Book of Revelations: For Peter Hughes on his 60th Birthday. Oystercatcher Press 2016.

"It was also..." [prose]. For the Future: poems and essays in honour of J.H.Prynne on the occasion of his 80th birthday edited by Ian Brinton, Shearsman Books 2016. Pp. 177-8.

Review of David Wheatley, Contemporary British Poetry. PN Review no.225, Sept.-Oct. 2015

Kelvin Corcoran interviews Peter Riley on Due North. Tears in the Fence no.65, Spring 2016.

 

WEB APPEARANCES

"Poetry Notes": review column in The Fortnightly Review--- latest additions:
        Vahni Capildeo
        Ilhan Berk
        Lorenzo Calogero + Antonella Adella + Ruth Speirs' translations of Rilke.
        Denise Riley
        Karl O'Hanlon + Daragh Breen
        Angela Leighton + Geraldine Monk

Forthcoming--

        Matthew Clegg + Fay Musselwhite
        Anthony Mellors
        Pierre Reverdy / Ian Seed, The Thief of Talant.

 

TO BE PUBLISHED 2017

Dawn Songs. Shearsman Books. Three essays on music. A short one on Derek Bailey as heard in 1970; a moderate-size one on surviving west gallery choral pieces performed in pubs of the Sheffield Moorlands area at Christmas, called Mass Lyric; and Dawn Songs itself, which is on a lamentational genre of Transylvanian village music and forms the bulk of the book. So if ever there was a book discussing musical practices which very few people here know about or want to, this is it.

Mull in the Rain. Guillemot Press. A small letterpress pamphlet (modeled, they say, on the format of Poetical Histories). Three poems from the "On Islands" set.

Pennine Tales the second set (which will not bear this title). Calder Valley Poetry.

Collected Poems. Shearsman Books 2017 or 2018 (depending mainly on how long it takes me to get the whole thing together). Probably at least two volumes. Will collect from three years before any previously collected poem, to 2016.

 

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