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Antony John reviews the exhibition by artists Pete Smith and Lola Bunting at London’s Avivson Gallery
Translation of an event featuring poets being expansive with notions of translation: including Zoe Skoulding, Jonathan Skinner, Lee Ann Brown, Amy Evans and many others. Photos by Jeff Hilson
Getting to grips with tentacles…
Write up of a performance at the Betsey Trotwood involving 26 poets, each given a letter of the alphabet and asked to write and recite a poem about a villain beginning with that letter.
Antony John reviews collaborative performances by Ghazal Mosadeq and Katherine E Bash of their work ‘WATER = BONE Io + FIRE AIR (Plants and MINERALS) and Planets’ (April 2018)
Write-up of an event to address issues of representation for reviewers and poets of colour, with Sandeep Parmar, Sarah Howe, Michael Caines, Jericho Brown, Kishani Widyaratna, Momtaza Mehri and Sian Cain.
A look at issue 5 of Tongue, a beautifully designed online magazine: sensuous, intelligent, approachable and provoking, including work by Kathryn Nuernberger, Gohar Dashti and Kenji C. Liu.
Spring arrives unequivocally, we all reminisce about rimming, quiffs, flares and statue-worship, and Richard Scott and Kate Foley read to an animated, supportive audience at Gay's the Word.
Underground rivers and wet paper wasps, disrupted circuits and lichens making declarations of dependence. A 'report' on the event 'Ecology and the non-human grounds of poetry'...
Poem Brut is a stimulating celebration of the intersection of the poetic page and the artwork. My six favourites among 29 great contributors so far to the series...