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Poems of Yves Bonnefoy 2 (trans. Ian Brinton & Michael Grant)

  -Reviewed by Hayden Westfield Bell- Poems of Yves Bonnefoy 2 translated by Ian Brinton and Michael Grant is the second collection of poems in the Bonnefoy series published by Oystercatcher Press. The second collection builds upon the success of the first; re-capturing Bonnefoy’s delicate, apocalyptic environments in a minimal style with a greater sense of…

‘Poems of Yves Bonnefoy 1′ (trans. by Ian Brinton & Michael Grant)

  -Reviewed by Hayden Westfield-Bell-   Ian Brinton and Michael Grant team up to translate the poems of Yves Bonnefoy in the aptly named Poems of Yves Bonnefoy 1, a new chapbook published by Oystercatcher Press. The authors capture Bonnefoy’s delicate, stark environments and present them through a characteristically minimal style; mimicking Bonnefoy’s efficient yet…

‘flick invicta’ by Sarah Crewe

-Reviewed by Charles Whalley- flick invicta is a reminder that all poems are lists of words to be interpreted. Few of Sarah Crewe’s poems contain complete sentences; most toy with some connective syntax; some are almost entirely nouns. The poems are often formatted with large spaces within the lines, justified with both margins, accentuating the…

Feeling competitive?

I have ordered all sorts of delicious pamphlets and poetry collections that I’ll get my hands on next week including the last two Anon, some Oystercatcher press and some Pighog press. In the meantime, for the more competitive-minded among you, here is a quick list of competitions with relatively urgent deadlines: 1) A John Lennon…