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Issue 43 | September 2020 |

Poetry from Margaret Royall

There is a good deal of introspection in this collection of poems from Margaret Royall

Leopoldo María Panero, 3 poems translated by Clayre Benzadón

Leopoldo María Panero was a Spanish poet born in Madrid on June 18, 1948. He was part of the Novísimos group ("The Newest Ones"), a poetry group in Spain that focused on contemporary, surreal and experimental writing. Panero was the son of famous poet Leopoldo Panero.

Poet, Rose Mary Boehm

Poet, Rose Mary Boehm's poetry is hones from close observation, whether of people or place.

Poetry by Marion Pym Schaare

Marion Pym Schaare's poetry is composed with shape, light and emotions. Schaare was shortlisted in the Fish Publishing Poetry Prize (2018) and the ACU Poetry Competition (2019)

Poetry by Sandra Yannone

EVIDENCE OF THE PREPOSTEROUS IMPOSSIBLE  Nothing moves in the breeze so exquisitely...

‘Not Long Now’ award winning dystopian fiction by Jane Pearn

Jane Pearn's award winning dystopian fiction paints a chilling picture of a future that is all too believable.

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