|Links for 'Among the Hills' article.
||Links appear in the order in which they are mentioned in the article: Roundstone Books, Clitheroe (and poetry readings) Sedbergh Book Town Enquires to Tourist Information Office, 72 Main Street 015956 20125 or click here to e-mail. Words by the Water, Keswick Cumbria Tourism The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere Kirkby Stephen Poetry Walk Poem and a…
|Guest Choice: Giles Foden
||The author of the novel The Last King of Scotland talks about his love of the poem Brise Marine by Mallarmé. Author and 2007 Man Booker judge, Giles Foden was born in Warwickshire in 1967 but grew up mostly in Africa. After taking an English Literature degree, he was Harper-Wood Student in Creative Writing at…
||David Morphet wonders whether modern poets are missing a trick by eschewing the satiric mode. Poetic satire, whether aimed at social dysfunction or obnoxious individuals, or both, goes back a long way – it is two thousand years since the poet Juvenal scorned the plebeian diet of ‘bread and circuses’. English literature has classics such…
|Magma 39 Launch Reading - 19 November
||The launch reading for Magma 39 will be at 8pm on Monday 19 November 2007 at The Troubadour near Earls Court in London. Our guest readers will be George Szirtes and Anna Woodford. There will also be readings from many other contributors to Magma 39.