Category: Poetry

11 May, 2015

Leo Mercer

Notes Towards A Character-Based Poetics

The second piece in Leo Mercer's series on poetry explores the impact of social media


28 April, 2015

Theophilus Kwek

Poetry Competition 2015 Runner-Up



27 April, 2015

Leo Mercer

The Rules of the Aesthetic Game

Leo Mercer begins a discussion of the future of poetry, looking at four recent Faber collections


16 March, 2015

Kristin Grogan

An Interview with Jenny Lewis

Kristin Grogan speaks to the poet about writing, war, and the Epic of Gilgamesh


16 February, 2015

Laura Ludtke

More Than “A World Of Imagination And Vision”

Laura Ludtke explores the Ashmolean's lavish William Blake exhibition


13 October, 2014

Dominic Davies

Words, Stones and Poetry

A Bird Is Not A Stone is simultaneously a testament to the power of poetry and the resolute and ongoing cultural production of Palestinian poets across the world.


30 June, 2014

Rosie Lavan

Seamus Heaney’s Places

In light of Seamus Heaney's recent death, Richard Russell scrupulously reorients the poet in relation to place.


Jennifer Thorp

Oases And Mirages In The Desert Of ‘After Proust’

Jennifer Thorp finds Anne Carson's precise control of the bathetic sentence makes less of an outing than usual in her newest work.


27 May, 2014

Theophilus Kwek

The Mastery Of The Thing



19 May, 2014

Judyta Frodyma

“Excuse Emily and her Atoms”

Dickinson's envelope poems peel of the pages of this beautifully organized and presented exhibit-book.