Introduced with a new Letter to a Young Poet by T.S. Eliot Prize-winning poet, George Szirtes, & presenting our second Poetry Special Feature, highlighting poets writing in English as an Additional Language, ISSUE 8 is packed with new poems by Livia Franchini, Joseph Fasano, Pey Oh, Kostya Tsolakis, Ken Babstock, & Shane McCrae, prose by Dan Gutstein, Jennie Hunter, & Ricky Monahan Brown, reviews of Bhanu Kapil’s How to Wash a Heart, Eduardo Corral’s Guillotine, Robert Selby’s The Coming-Down Time, Pratyusha’s Bulbul Calling, & John Wilkinson’s Lyric in its Times, & so much more…

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Letters to a Young Poet

George Szirtes, from Issue Eight, Summer 2020

Ruth Padel, from Issue Seven, Winter 2020

Annie Freud, from Issue Six, Summer 2019

Marwa Helal, from Issue Five, Winter 2018

Matthew Caley, from Issue Four, Summer 2018.

Patricia Smith, from Issue Three, Winter 2017

Lessons from the School of Night

Lesson #8: Fiona Moore Listen to the full interview.

Lesson #7: Sinéad Morrissey Listen to the full interview.

Lesson #6: Paul Muldoon – Listen to the full interview.

Lesson #5: David HarsentListen to the full interview.

Lesson #4: Douglas DunnListen to the full interview.