Three new poems by Simon Armitage.
Four new poems by Alan Brownjohn, about Ludbrooke, a ‘rather dubious alter ego’.
Well known names included are Gerard Benson, Martyn Crucefix, David Holbrook, David Morley, and Ruth Silcock.
At the other end of reputation we have Ray Marshall’s first poem to appear in print.
The first part of Joanna Clark’s sequence Sonnets For Colin.
Two rhymed pieces, refreshing, sardonic, from Helena Nelson and Alan Dixon.
53 poets, 30 are female, 23 male.
Lorraine Mariner writes about herself and Jessica Elton, the central character in her first collection, and Jessica Elton responds.
Rennie Parker looks at the cost of becoming a poet.
Emily Wills remembers U A Fanthorpe.
Cover etching, Blythburgh Marshes by Chrissy Norman.