No 24 - September 2011
James Aitchison has published six collections of poems, the most recent being Foraging: New and Selected Poems, and the critical study, The Golden Harvester: The Vision of Edwin Muir. His articles on creativity and poetics have been published in several journals. He and his wife live in Scotland.
Daragh Bradish lives and works in Dublin. Seriously writing only in the last two years, he has been published in a number of literary journals such as Crannóg, the Moth, and Revival.
Felicity Brookesmith is still writing and reading poetry with Write Women Workshops in Broadstairs and is on the planning and performing team for Maggie Harris's Inscribing the Island Thanet Literary Festival, 2011.
Doreen Case published Miscellany of Flowers and Thoughts in 1998 and her poems have appeared in the Poetry South East anthology as well as poetry magazines.
Michael Curtis is widely published in magazines and anthologies and has given readings and workshops in England, Ireland, France, Belgium, Finland, Latvia and Germany. Walking Water, an English/French sequence by Editions des Vanneux, appeared in 2009 and Melnais suns, Latvian translations of his poetry and prose, was published in 2010.
Barbara Dordi edits two literary magazines. Her poetry has appeared in magazines and anthologies. Her latest collection Moving Still was published by Cinnamon Press in 2009.
Russi Dordi, painter and sculptor, has exhibited worldwide. He has illustrated Equinox since its inception and has designed book covers and illustrated fiction and non-fiction for over 30 years.
Val Doyle has been writing as a freelance journalist all her life but only started writing poetry after retirement. She has been a member Write Women for over ten years and of Second Light for two.
Marilyn Donovan’s poems appear, along with the work of other poets, in the collection Missed Heartbeats (2010). She was short-listed in the Cinnamon collection competition.
Joe Dresner is a 23 year old poet from Sunderland. He lives in south London and works at the Royal Academy of Arts. He is also published or is forthcoming in Orbis, The SHOp, South and Fuselit.
Ann Drysdale’s four collections of poetry, Between Dryden and Duffy (2005), The Turn of the Cucumber, Gay Science and Backwork, all from Peterloo Poets, have been very well received. From Cinnamon press Ann has published: Quaintness and other Offenses (2010) and Memoirs Discussing Wittgenstein and Three-three, two-two, five six.
James S. Findlay has had poetry published in several magazines, including: "14"; Carillon; Dream Catcher; First Time; Inclement; Interpreter's House; Orbis; Poetry Nottingham; Purple Patch; Quantum Leap and others.
Mandy Haggith lives on a woodland croft in the north west highlands of Scotland. Her poetry collections are letting light in (Essencepress) and Castings (Two Ravens Press). Her novel The Last Bear (Two Ravens Press) won the Robin Jenkins Literary Award in 2009.
Nigel Hutchinson is an artist and former teacher who lives in Warwickshire and slips between words and things that cannot be said with words. His writing has appeared in Equinox, Under The Radar and The Collected Warks. Work is due to appear in Erbacce and Cake.
Will Kemp has won the Envoy International Poetry Prize and Cinnamon Poetry Award recently. His winning collection Nocturnes will be published in 2012.
Simon Kew’s writing interests centre around social comment, desire, loss, history and the natural world. He likes to work with visual artists.
Daniel Gustafsson was born in Sweden. He lives and works in York where he is also doing a PhD in Philosophy on the subject of religious art.
Kevin Hanson has had poems published in various magazines and in two Ragged Raven anthologies.
Thelma Laycock has had work translated into Hebrew, Italian and Romanian and has been broadcast on Radio Romania Cultural. Her collection, A Persistence of Colour, is just out from Indigo Dreams Publishing.
Janet Loverseed won the 2009 Grey Hen Competition. She has poems in many magazines and anthologies and in her pamphlet The Under-Ripe Banana (HappenStance).
Richie McCaffrey’s poems have been accepted by The Rialto, Stand, Agenda, Smiths Knoll, Iota, Magma and many others. His first pamphlet is due out in 2012 from HappenStance Press.
Hubert Moore’s seventh collection A garment of two greens is due in spring 2012 from Shoestring Press.
Peter Oram’s publications include: Maddocks and The Rub (novels); White & Other Poems; Valaisian quatrains, Orchards, Roses (translations from the French of Rilke); The Page & the Fire (translations from Russian poets); also two musicals, Atlantis (with Pepe Andreu) and Swarm Fever (with Alex Barr). He now lives in S. Germany.
Chat Robinson trained as a fine artist and worked in visual art since 1981. ‘Visual work and poetry sometimes overlap when one doesn’t quite manage to do what I want it to do’. Since 2009 he has lived in the Aude, SW France.
Samuel Prince lives and works in London and has had poems appear in various online and printed journals.
Tanya Prudente is a biologist, has published in Envoi and divides her time between the centre of an old county town in England and the Normandy countryside.
Terry Quinn works at Royal Preston Hospital as a Medical Engineer. He presents a weekly programme 'Arts Scene' on Preston fm which is available on line. His first collection of poetry, away, was published in 2010. In his spare time he follows Birmingham City.
Daphne Schiller is a retired teacher and a Relate counsellor. She gained an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia, and has published poems, stories and articles.
Katerina Sinclair has been published in Haiku Quarterly, Birdsuit, Norwich School of Art and Design magazine. She writes, ‘As a 2nd generation British Greek, I have always attempted to define myself and to understand the world through writing and experience rather than rely on ready-made labels of identity.’
Sam Smith is a self-employed writer/editor/publisher. He won the 2004 SKREV prize for science fiction for the novella We Need Madmen available in the anthology Electric Sheep.
Christine West lives in Central France where she assists her husband in his pottery and works on translations. Her poems have appeared in poetry reviews and an American anthology. These days her writing muse inspires her with
poems about childhood.
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- Brando's hat
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- Coffee House, The
- Dream Catcher
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- French Literary Review, The
- Frogmore Papers, The
- Global Tapestry
- Grosseteste Review
- Homeless Diamonds
- Interpreter's House, The
- Journal, The
- Lamport Court
- London Magazine, The
- Modern Poetry in Translation
- Monkey Kettle
- Neon Highway
- New Welsh Review
- North, The
- Obsessed with pipework
- Oxford Poetry
- Painted, spoken
- Paper, The
- Pen Pusher Magazine
- Poetry Cornwall
- Poetry London
- Poetry London (1951)
- Poetry Nation
- Poetry Review, The
- Poetry Salzburg Review
- Poetry Scotland
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- Private Tutor
- Purple Patch
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- Reach Poetry
- Review, The
- Rialto, The
- Second Aeon
- Seventh Quarry, The
- Smiths Knoll
- Strange Faeces
- Tabla Book of New Verse, The
- Tolling Elves
- Ugly Tree, The
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