Category: Literature

22 February, 2016

Christopher Spaide

To Shoot Your Own Ghost

Christopher Spaide admires Don Paterson's new collection of sonnets.


Jennifer Rushworth

Poetry as Pharmakon

Jennifer Rushworth relaxes with a collection of mindful poetry.


Dominic Davies

Listen Up, white America

Dominic Davies compares Ta-Nehisi Coates to his great predecessor James Baldwin.


1 February, 2016

Bryan St. Amand

A Great Novel, Not A Great Gay Novel

Bryan St Amand argues that the lavish praise for Greenwell's debut is misdirected.


Jacob Lloyd

Schooling an Intelligence

Jacob Lloyd explores a new study of John Keats's life and thought.


Charles Yuchen He

The Reality of Narrating Hunger

Charles Yuchen He traces modernism back to a Norwegian novel on starvation.


Jenny Messenger

Translators Be Warned

Jenny Messenger enjoys tackling Saint Aldhelm's riddles in a new verse translation.


7 December, 2015

Noreen Masud

Pull Yourself Together

Noreen Masud celebrates an extensive new edition of Stevie Smith's poems and drawings


Hugh Foley

Whisper Music

Hugh Foley revisits the poetry of T.S. Eliot


Kristin Grogan

An Interview with Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Kristin Grogan speaks with acclaimed feminist critic and poet Rachel Blau DuPlessis