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Category Archives: Poetry
Two Sequences of Poems by David Plante I am proud to introduce these two sequences by David. He and Nikos Stangos were vital components of the London scene in the 60s and 70s – two people I would see as … Continue reading
You are unwilling to be vaccinated against COVID-19. She is a male who has just won a woman’s swimming-competition. Is Hunter’s laptop his confession? The trees have started losing their confetti.
Click the link for a Celebration of Grey Suit Editions UK Grey Suit celebration! Tuesday 22 March from 6.30 pm – with a reading at 7 pm. at The Rugby Tavern in Bloomsbury All welcome. Please let friends … Continue reading
Me – since she wants to be the best – I’m glad to be her teacher, however long it takes. I revel in the pressure of her chest, Am taken by the way she now makes Use of lozenge eyes … Continue reading
This article by Anja Konig expresses a lot of my own misgivings about poetry as a competing profession.
My new article on toughs in literature is now published by the Fortnightly review. Featuring a grumpy old git’s thoughts on what we can and what we cannot say, as well as the writing of Stewart Home, Mr Fish, Dana … Continue reading
I am an admirer of good abstract poetry, and yet I felt drawn to satire after teaching in jails for several years. Now I find the tension between intention and unintentionality something that can provoke strong satirical writing. Ultimately even … Continue reading
So what is civilization? Being a “Listed Building”, It can only be what it is: a homage to Jeremy Bentham. Yet someday soon your working if panoptical jail Will be transformed – a prison-themed hotel. You can go there … Continue reading
Announcing two new titles on Grey Suit Editions Donald Gardner’s New and Selected Poems Anthony Howell’s novel – The Distance Measured in Days Available now! And all our books (Grey Suit, Theatre of Mistakes, High Window, Odd Volumes etc) are available … Continue reading