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Fantastic opportunity to take part in a film-poems project

From The Festival of Creative Learning:    24-hour Filmmaking Competition Saturday, 24 February, 2018 – 10:30 to 12:30 David Hume Tower LG.07 – Teaching Studio Central Area BOOK NOW           The Edinburgh Movie Production Society in…

Jennifer Wong Reviews Katy Evans-Bush and Alexandra Strnad

Broken Cities Katy Evans-Bush Smith Doorstop H Is for Hadeda Alexandra Strnad Poetry Salzburg Winner of the Poetry Business Competition judged by Mimi Khalvati and Ian Duhig, Katy Evans-Bush’s pamphlet Broken Cities explores the shifting boundaries between fiction and reality…

Coming Soon: Magma 70 on the theme of Europe

                  Our editors Susannah Hart and Paul Stephenson are getting very excited about the upcoming launch of Magma 70 on the theme of Europe. It’s shaping up to be a fantastic issue packed…

Magma 71 — The Film Issue

Thank you to everyone who submitted poems for The Film Issue. We received a record-breaking number of submissions and it will take us some time to reply. Thanks for your patience.

Steven Waling Reviews ‘Click & Collect’ by Colin Herd

Poetry is a many-splendored thing. Some poetry is intricately shaped, is allusive and difficult and associative and full of serious depth. This is not that kind of poetry. This is contemporary, relatively plain-speaking and about surfaces. There’s a poem in…

Magma 2017/18 Competition open for entries

Magma’s 2017/18 poetry competitions are now open for your prize-winning long and short poems. We are very excited to announce that award-winning poet Mona Arshi is the judge for the Judge’s Prize for poems of 11 to 50 lines and she will…

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