SEAN WAI KEUNG

SEAN WAI KEUNG

‘i think i want to write about race’ really thats really cool can you do that arent you white o so you decided to go full american then will you send me your poems i think thats a good move for you are they going to be performance poems i thought you hated that sort...
The Tempest at the Hippodrome

The Tempest at the Hippodrome

If you can get to Great Yarmouth this week please do so and go to the Hippodrome. They’ve got the most astonishing production of The Tempest that I’ve ever seen. The Hippodome is an old indoor circus space, it’s a bit like being inside a work by...
September 2013

September 2013

When I came to type up the poems I’d accepted for the ‘Summer’ Rialto (No. 78) I found I was several pages short of an issue. So I have had to do some concentrated reading to find more, excellent, poems. And at about the same time as I was doing this...
E.D.P. – The Editor Development Programme

E.D.P. – The Editor Development Programme

E.D.P – The Editor Development Programme The Editor Development Programme is now live. If you want to be considered for it you’ll have to make haste as the closing date for applications is at the end of this week. We have been talking about this programme...

Sheep – Michael Mackmin

If I invert Sir Philip Sidney’s famous maxim (‘to teach and to delight’) I get a statement, of sorts, that the key to learning to be a reader of poetry is in the ability to learn and to be delighted. And here’s something that will help tune you...

A day at the poetry

The Cley Little Festival of Poetry, in my experience, circles around the village of Cley but doesn’t settle there, ranging between Sheringham and Wiveton along the coast road. They very generously invite me to suggest themes, poets etc., from time to time and...

March 9th 2011 – AN APOLOGY

Dear Subscriber, We have had a serious computer glitch at The Rialto. This means that: Some of you haven’t yet received copies of No 71. We are finding out who you are and will send copies as soon as possible. Subscription Renewal notices were sent out in some...

Festival of nature writing

There was an event in North Norfolk last weekend of such significance that I’m unsure whether to write about it or stay silent. You know how it is when you stumble down a track, a path that’s barely marked, into a small valley, a bay where the apples and...