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Issue 42 July 2020

Novelist and emerging poet, Nick Browne

Emerging poet, Nick Browne is struvk by the changes brought about by lockdown.

Poetry by Siobhan Logan

Poet, Siobhan Logan draws a thread between past and present with a real deftness of touch.

Poetry by Diana Geacăr

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Poetry by Andreea Iulia Scridon

Andreea Iulia Scridon's poetry is driven by a fascination with the world in which the poet exists.

Two poems from The Abduction by Maram Al-Masri, translated by Hélène Cardona

Maram Al-Masri, born in Lattakia, Syria, moved to France after completing English Literature studies at Damascus University. She received the Prix d’Automne de Poésie (Société des Gens De Lettres), Adonis Prize, and the Dante Alighieri Prize. Her books include Cerise rouge sur un carrelage blanc, Elle va nue la liberté, and Le Rapt.

Poet, Rose Mary Boehm

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

My Homeland Soldier by Mohammad Reza, translated by Bänoo Zan

Mohammad Reza studied Graphics at the College of Arts, Tehran University, and has since been working as a graphic artist, painter, and illustrator. He has participated in biennales, and group and solo exhibitions. Mohammad wrote and illustrated three stories for children that have remained unpublished due to censorship in Iran.

The poetry of Marko Pogačar, translated by Andrea Jurjević

Marko Pogačar is one of Croatia's leading contemporary poets. Author of five poetry collections, five books of essays, and a short story collection, Pogačar also edited Young Croatian Lyric anthology (2014). His writing has been translated into more than 30 languages.

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