A new poem by Gary Allen.
A new poem by Matthew Hollis.
A new poem by Anita Pati. In memoriam Norman Prowse Williams.
Two poems by Joe Dunthorne.
A new poem by Patrick Mackie
The cat-and-mouse game between the poet Osip Mandelstam and the Soviet dictator could only end in death.
The NS poem.
Three new collections of poetry – by Emily Berry, Jacob Polley and Luke Kennard – test the limits of the lyric and of writing the self in extremis.
With this mature, engaging and empathetic work, the poet softens the pain of passing years.
“You’re Ian McMillan!” he says, his finger jabbing the air between me and him. I nod. “You’re a poet!” he says. His voice is rising a little.
The Zombie PM