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Mary MacRae Virgin and Child
Andrew Elliott What Thomasina Told Me
Judy Brown Passenger
Iain D. Robinson The Reach of the Sea
Catherine Smith Heckmondwyke
Stephen Wilson Conservation Studio: Hermitage


Magma 34 in the Poetry Library Archive The full contents of Magma 34 have been archived by the Poetry Library and can be accessed on their website, here. Magma 34 is also archived as an mp3 issue.
Michael Donaghy and Anne-Marie Fyfe reviewed Michael Donaghy’s death in 2004 is rightly regarded as a great loss to English poetry. With the publication of Safest – poems he had been preparing for a fourth collection – we can see his work over 30 years forming a tragically curtailed but significant whole. I wonder if he tired of the early ‘metaphysical’…
Poetry in Practice: Creative Flow Years ago I read that Isaac Asimov couldn’t wait to sit down at his writing desk in the morning and had to be dragged away from it at night because he was enjoying himself so much. I was amazed. How often do writers talk about their work as something enjoyable? Perhaps I’m being unfair, but…
Magma 34 Launch Reading There will also be our usual full programme of readings from other poets featured in the magazine. The Troubadour is at 265 Old Brompton Road, London SW5 The nearest tube station is Earl’s Court. Admission is £6 (£5 concessions). We hope to see you there!
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