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Emma Lee reviews Lady Jesus and Other Poems.

Lady Jesus and Other Poems Arathy Asok (Authorspress, www.authorspressbooks.com ISBN 978-93-88332-19-4, 70pp, 175 Rupees/$14) “Lady Jesus and other poems” is a collection of contemporary, unflinching poems that don’t back away from politics or patriarchy. In “They Ask me Questions I will not Answer”,  “They looked to see What crowds were being formed, That thought of …

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Emma Lee reviews Christine Valters Paintner’s – Dreaming of Stones

Christine Valters Paintner’s “Dreaming of Stones” Paraclete Press www.paracletepress.com ISBN: 9781640601086 96pp $18 “Dreaming of Stones” is split into six sections, Hours, The Time of Our Lives, Possibilities, Wild Places, Love and Monks and Mystics, and comes with an introduction and afterword by the author. There are 108 pages of poems and each feels like …

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Emma Lee reviews “Afternoon Drinking in the Jolly Butchers” by Rachel Coventry

Afternoon drinking in The Jolly Butchers feels like being invited to join in a casual conversation with a group you found yourself sitting near to in a pub or café because the conversation sounded interesting and the participants noticed your curiosity. That’s not to say that the conversation doesn’t tackle darker or intricate topics but the …

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Emma Lee Reviews Bind by Christine Murray SB

Bind Christine Murray Turas Press https://turaspress.ie/shop/bind-by-christine-murray/ ISBN: 978-0-9957916-4-0, 72pp, €12 Christine Murray uses minimal, impressionistic language to convey images from the natural world.  bind is split into sections,  bind ,  a hierarchy of halls ,  babel,  wintering and Dawn, the name of the last section rocks convention by having an initial capital. The lack of capitals signals to the reader …

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Emma Lee -Reviews Editor

Emma Lee comes to us as Reviews Editor with extensive experience. As well as being a regular reviewer for The Blue Nib, Emma also reviews for The High Window Journal, The Journal, London Grip and she is recent recipient of ‘Best Reviewer of Literature’ in the 2019 Saboteur Awards. Emma’s own publications include “Ghosts in …

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Issue 38

GET ALL ACCESS Subscribe today, and included with your subscription is access to all issues and archive plus members entry to the Blue Nib Chapbook Contest Subscribe Now Issue 38 Featured Writers Featured Poet -Mary Buchinger Featured Author -Teresa Sweeney Fiction by -Bruce Meyer Canadian Poet Alyssa Cooper Get The Print Issue Features Writers Perpetual …

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Issue 39, The Blue Nib New Poets and Writers

GET ALL ACCESS Subscribe today, and included with your subscription is access to all issues and archive plus members entry to the Blue Nib Chapbook Contest Subscribe Now Issue 39 Fiction & Non Fiction Featured Authors Kelli allenRoisin Maguiredavid butlerAda Wofford essaysJohn D. KellyGráinne daly Get The Print Issue Editorial: Dave Kavanagh Managing Editor   Welcome …

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Karen Dennison - The Paper House

Karen Dennison The Paper House – Reviewed.

Karen Dennison The Paper House A collection with solid foundations. Available from Amazon Hedgehog Press ISBN 9781916480698, 64pp, £10.99 Karen Dennison The Paper House, is a collection that explores relationships, friendships, landscape and art but resists becoming a series of anecdotes by engaging with readers and asking them to think about why certain incidents get …

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Issue 39 of the Blue Nib, out 15th September, with over two hundred pages of new poetry, fiction, essays and articles from established and emerging poets & authors.

The Ash, The Well and the Bluebell

The Ash The Well and the Bluebell – First Review

“The Ash The Well and the Bluebell” by Sandra Arnold ISBN 978-0-9951191-2-3, 332pp “The Ash, The Well and the Bluebell” is a story about moving away from your roots to find yourself and then returning to the stifling village you grew up in to try and make sense of why you had to leave. The …

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Clara Burghelea Poetry Editor Clara is looking for diverse, under-represented, fresh voices, as well as established ones. She favours works that bend and forge language, pushing it past its formulaic edges. Mostly, she wants to see poetry that blends craft and imagination in an innovative and moving way. Dave Kavanagh Managing Editor Dave looks after …

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Issue 35

GET ALL ACCESS Subscribe today, and included with your subscription is access to all issues and archive plus members entry to the Blue Nib Chapbook Contest Subscribe Now Issue 35 Featured Writers Featured authors -audrey molloy & anne walsh donnelly Featured poet -Derek Kannemeyer essay  by -Nigel jarrett Get The Print Issue Featured Writers Peacock …

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