‘Mongoose Music’ – Robert Minhinnick on translation in a conflict zone.
Farming and harmonics in Carol Watts’ Zeta Landscapes.
Nerys Williams on the longer poems of Robert Minhinnick, Gwyneth Lewis and John James.
Poems from Paul Henry, Sheenagh Pugh, John Powell Ward, Peter Gill, David Kennedy, Chris Pusateri, Omar Sabbagh, Christoper James, Nigel Jarrett, Kona MacPhee, Alison Brackenbury, Pete Marshall, Jim Goar, Ioana Nicolaie (translated by Adam Sorkin and Irma Giannetti), Robert Nisbet, Mark Goodwin, Elisabeth Rowe, John Fraser Williams, Kate Potts, Anna Woodford, Steve Griffiths, Yoko Minamikawa Adams, T.H. Parry Williams (translated by Richard Poole), Daljit Nagra, Neal Alexander, Alice Homewood, Graham Hartill, Paul Yandle, Steven Waling, Chris Bendon, Simon Perril, and Meirion Jordan
In our reviews section:
Frances Presley looks at Bunting and Mulford
Jon Gower on Banerog by Hywel Griffith
John Powell Ward reviews Dannie Abse’s New Selected Poems and Joseph Clancy’s Passing Through
Patrick McGuinness on collections from Will Stone and Paul Batchelor
Richard Gwyn on collections from Carrie Etter and Claire Crowther
Phil Maillard on William Walton Rowe’s study of Harwood, Torrance and MacSweeney
Alison Brackenbury on a ‘granary of stories’ from Sheenagh Pugh and Gillian Clarke’s Recipe for Water.