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Cover by Dawn Latané

Volume 13(4) -- #208

Helen Mort Guest Editorial
John Greening Four Poems
Penelope Shuttle Five Poems
Julian Turner Two Poems
Alice Wooledge Salmon Regent Street
Susan Bard Two Poems
Mary Gilliland Two Poems
John McKernan Two Poems
Annette Barnes Four Poems
Catherine McLoughlin Two Poems
Gary Allen Poem
Simon Howells The Gift
JAnna Woodford Five Poems
Helen Mort three Poems
Taha Muhammad Ali Poem
trans. Rena Minkoff
N. Josephs Poem
Salvatore Difalco Three Poems
Caroline Price Honeymoon
Joan Michelson Four Poems
John Williams Two Poems
Andrew Kennedy Affinities
Julie Lumsden Three Poems
Giorgio Caproni Ten Poems
trans. Martin Bennett
N. S. Thompson Two Poems
Kathryn Jenner Working at Someone Else's Poem
Adam Day Review
Stella Pye Review
N. S. Thompson Review
James W. Wood Review
Notes on Contributors

Selected Contributors:

Taha Muhammad Ali (1931-2011) was born in Tsipori, a village in Galilee. His family fled to Lebanon when he was 17. He later returned to Israel (after being expelled twice) and spent the rest of his life in Nazareth, where he had a shop selling souvenirs. His work includes several volumes of poetry and some fiction in Arabic.

John Greening has received a Cholmondelay Award, the Bridport Prize and the TLS Centenary Prize. His recent collections include To the War Poets (Carcanet, 2013) and Knot (Worple, 2013). 2015 saw the publication of his anthology, Accompanied Voices: Poets on Composers (Boydell), and his expanded edition of Edmund Blunden's Undertones of War (Oxford).

Kathryn Jenner co-edited Jon Silkin's Complete Poems (Carcanet, 2015) with Jon Glover. She worked on the Leeds Poetry 1950-1980 project at the University of Leeds and catalogued the Silkin Archive.

Caroline Price is a violinist and teacher living and working in Kent. Her short stories have been shortlisted for both the Bridport and Asham awards, and she has published three collections of poetry, most recently Wishbone (Shoestring Press, 2008).

Julian Turner's first collection, Crossing the Outskirts (Anvil, 2002) was a PBS recommendation and shortlisted for the Forward Best First Collection Prize. His third, Planet Struck (2011) was also a PBS recommendation. He is the current Royal Literary Fund Fellow at the University of Leeds.

James W. Wood is a novelist, critic and poet living in Toronto. His long poem about the migration of the Scots to Canada, The Emigrant's Farewell, will be published by High Window Press in April, 2016.

Anna Woodford's Birdhouse (Salt, 2010) won the Crashaw Prize and was a Guardian poetry book of the year. She has received a major Leverhulme Award and an Eric Gregory Award, and has a doctorate with a dissertation on the poetry of Sharon Old. See www.annawoodford.co.uk

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