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Jade Cuttle Reviews Pamphlets by Jo Burns, John Challis and Hera Lindsay Bird

Jo Burns – Circling for Gods (Eyewear), £6 John Challis – The Black Cab (Poetry Salzburg), £6 Hera Lindsay Bird – Pamper Me to Hell & Back (Smith/Doorstop), £7.50 Jo Burns’s debut pamphlet, Circling for Gods, skirts across the seas…

The Film Issue at The Torriano

The Film Issue  event

Magma 2018/19 Competition open for entries

  Magma Poetry Competition 2018-19 The Magma 2018/9 poetry competition is now open for entries in both categories   * The Judge’s Prize – poems of 11 to 50 lines The Editors’ Prize – poems of up to 10 lines…

Magma Subscribers — Winners of Authentication Competition

Many thanks to all the Magma subscribers who entered the Authentication Competition. Initially, I thought I would be judging the poems on my own, but I was helped in my selection by young poets focusing on their professional development attending…

Teaching Matters

  From the University of Edinburgh website:   Creative learning can change minds: Festival of Creative Learning and Magma Film Poetry Project. Read the article here.

Adele Ward Reviews ‘Now We Can Talk Openly About Men’ by Martina Evans (Carcanet, 2018)

The description ‘compulsive reading’ rarely applies to a poetry collection, no matter how well written, so it’s a welcome surprise to find a book that’s hard to put down until every poem is read. Martina Evans has achieved this with…

Steven Waling Reviews ‘Rough Breathing: Selected Poems’ by Harry Gilonis (Carcanet, 2018)

A Selected Poems is often a good way to assess the development of a poet, to see both where they have come from, and to see how they have developed. This is especially true of this selection, Rough Breathing. Gilonis…

Magma 71 Online Review

                    Martyn Crucefix Reviews Vahni Capildeo, Sean O’Brien and Alice Miller Vahni Capildeo, Venus as a Bear (Carcanet Press, 2018) Sean O’Brien, Europa (Picador Poetry, 2018) Alice Miller, Nowhere Nearer (Liverpool…

Poetry and Film Collaboration

  Magma Poetry in Collaboration with the University of Edinburgh   Read about the collaboration on the Edinburgh College of Art website: Students Work With Poets on Collaborative Film Project    Read the introduction by Stav Poleg and Jennifer Williams,…

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