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Saboteur Awards 2014: Published Poetry

-In which Claire Trévien sums up the categories she presented at the awards- Best Poetry Pamphlet The poetry pamphlet was a very strong field pitting début pamphlets by rising stars such as Harry Man, Kathleen Bell and Rebecca Tamás against veterans Lisa Matthews, and W.N. Herbert. Kathleen Bell’s  At the Memory Exchange, was described by…

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Saboteur Awards 2014 – Results!

For a more in-depth account of each awards, click here for poetry, here for fiction, and here for performances! You can also check out the storify here to get a feel for the night. In the meantime, here are the results: Best Anthology Winner: Weird Lies, ed. Cherry Potts and Katy Darby (Arachne Press) Runner-Up: The Apple Anthology,…

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Saboteur Awards 2014: The Shortlist!

Vote now! The results will be announced at the Awards on 31st May, book tickets now!   Over the course of a month, over 600 of you have nominated in twelve categories, proving that indie lit is alive and well… As usual, we have been impressed by the breadth of your choices – but it’s…

Dr Fulminare interviews Jon Stone

Dr Fulminare, excommunicated alchemist and editor-in-chief of poetry anthology publisher Sidekick Books, turns investigator and interviews one of his own editors, Jon Stone, about the latest Sidekick offering, Coin Opera 2: Fulminare’s Revenge, and what it means for poetry. Me, the eminent, pre-eminent and always extraordinarily busy Dr Fulminare, performing an interview? Just because the…

Missing Slate #8 (Winter 2013)

-Reviewed by J.S.Watts- I had better begin by stating, for the record, that I am a traditionalist when it comes to reading. By this I mean that I am old fashioned/ don’t own a Kindle (or any other portable electronic reading device – I am conscious that other makes/ brands/ lifestyle choices are also available). I…

An Interview with Tim Wells

-a virtual conversation with Claire Trévien- Hello Tim, and thanks for ‘joining’ me for a quick chat about your projects, and in particular, your involvement in Penning Perfumes, a creative collaboration that pairs poets with perfumers. What made you decide to take part in the Penning Perfumes project? Were you interested in scents prior to…

‘All the Rooms of Uncle’s Head’ by Tony Williams

-Reviewed by Charles Whalley- Nine Arches Press have a well-earned reputation for high production values, and so it is not surprising to see such a visually arresting and distinctive publication as All the Rooms of Uncle’s Head coming from Rugby. With it, Tony Williams has produced a confident and ambitious collection of poems and a…