Issue 41 |March 2020|

Ross Thompson ‘Threading the Light’ -Reviewed

‘Threading the Light’ Ross Thompson Dedalus Press ISBN 978 1 910251 59 1 (paperback)  ISBN 978 1 910251 58 4 (hardbound) Ross Thompson’s collection moves from poems about...

‘Tigress’ by Jessica Mookherjee -Reviewed

'Tigress' Jessica Mookherjee Nine Arches Press ISBN 978-1911027720 Jessica Mookherjee's collection explores family life between Bengal, Wales and London, the displacement that accompanies migration, transformation and growing...

‘The Fell’ by Robert Jenkins – Reviewed

'The Fell' Robert Jenkins Red Door Press ISBN 978-1-910453-74-2 'The Fell' starts with a burning hot summer and several suicides shown through the first person viewpoint of...

David Appelbaum The Spindle Tree Reviewed

David Appelbaum The Spindle Tree Cyberwit Press ISBN-10: 9389690005 David Appelbaum, author, poet, and publisher of Codhill Press weaves a haunting (and sometimes haunted) journey through his new...

Deborah Harvey’s The Shadow Factory – Reviewed

'The Shadow Factory' Deborah Harvey Indigo Dreams Publishing ISBN 978-1-912876-20-4 The title comes from the destination sign of a bus in Bristol, but, as Deborah Harvey never...

Chandra Gurung ‘My Father’s Face’ Reviewed

'My Father's Face' Chandra Gurung Rubric Publishing (India) Chandra Gurung's 'My Father's Face' is a collection of Nepali poetry translated into English by Mr. Mahesh Paudyal,...

At an Hours Sleep from Here Franca Mancinelli translated John Taylor – Reviewed

'An Hour's Sleep from Here' Franca Mancinelli translated by John Taylor Bitter Oleander Press ISBN 978-0-9993279-6-8 This bilingual collection includes Franca Mancinelli's 'Mala Kruna' (2007) and 'Pasta...

Review of Rosemary McLeish’s ‘Defragmentation’ by Melissa Todd

Publisher. Wordsmithery ISBN: 978-1-9160183-2-7,  Paperback, 64pp, April 2020,  To read Rosemary McLeish’s new book, Defragmentation, is to find yourself trappedin someone else’s nightmare. You feel as if you’ve...

‘Snow Fall’ a poem by Martin Willitts Jr

Martin's latest book is 'Unfolding Towards Love' (Wipf and Stock).

A new poem by Jeremy Nathan Marks

Canadian poet, Jeremy Nathan Marks

Poetry, L B Sedlacek

L.B. Sedlacek publishes ‘The Poetry Market Ezine’, a free resource for poets.

A Poem by S B Borgersen

Sue’s collection of 150 micro fictions, While the Kettle Boils, is to be published by Unsolicited Press in early 2021.

Sheree La Puma, Poems of Loss and Protest

Award-winning writer, Sheree La Puma..

Coyote Warning, Poetry by Marybeth Rua-Larsen

Marybeth Rua-Larsen won the Luso-American Fellowship for the DISQUIET International Literary Program in Lisbon

Julie Weiss 1 Poem

Finalist in Alexandria Quarterly´s first line poetry contest series.

1 poem by Kathleen Holliday

A welcome return from poet, Kathleen Holliday

Kathrine Yets, Poetry

Librarian and Poet, Kathrine Yets.

New poetry by Halsey Hyer

Associate Editor for Pittsburgh Poetry Journal, Halsey Hyer.

2 Poems by Beatrice Szymkowiak

Beatrice Szymkowiak is the author of RED ZONE, a poetry chapbook

‘The Use of Fear’ by Hilary Sideris

Hilary Sideris's latest collect is 'Un Amore Veloce' (Kelsay Books 2019)

‘October’ by Mary Beth Hines

Massachusetts poet Mary Beth Hines.

3 New Poems from Matt Hohner

Matt Hohner won the Oberon Poetry Award in 2016

2 New Poems by Janice Dempsey

Janice is co-owner and editor of Dempsey & Windle, an independent poetry publishing company

Featured Poet, Melanie Hyo-In Han

Poet, foodie and linguaphile Melanie Hyo-In Han

J. J. Steinfeld, Featured Poet

Author of twenty titles, J.J Steinfield.

New Poetry by Linda Adair

Linda Adair is the publisher at Rochford Press

Body Shaming by Michael Aiken

Michael is the owner at Garden Lounge Creative Space, a poetry in Newtown.

New Poetry from Irina Frolova

Irina Frolova is working on a bilingual pocketbook of poems to be published by Flying Island Books/ASM/Cerberus Press later in 2020.

2 Poems by Frances Olive

Sydney based, Frances Olive

4 Poems by Kate Maxwelll

Poet and teacher, Kate Maxwell

Nautical Poetry from Julian O’Dea

COAST HOUSE where the sea gives the landa sloppy kisswith the rising tide,beachcombers and souvenirs,the washed-up, the empty shell,displaced, yellowing palms,bowing bamboo, sagging shadecloth;and inside,pre-loved,...

Kate McNamara

Playwright, poet and critical theorist, Kate McNamara

Les Wicks Poetry

Les Wick's 14th book of poetry is 'Belief' (Flying Islands, 2019).

3 New Poems by Dorothy Simmons

Irish-Australian poet, teacher and author, Dorothy Simmons

Poet and Musician Barnaby Smith

Poet, journalist & Musician, Barnaby Smith

Poetry by Paul Scully

Paul Scully has two published collections, ‘An Existential Grammar' and ‘Suture Lines’.

2 Poems by Marilyn Humbert

Sydney Poet, Marilyn Humbert

Andrew Brion 2 poems

Andrew Brion published his first poetry book, ‘Soul Moves’, in 2018.

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