Stand wishes to acknowledge the support of School of English at University of Leeds and the Department of English at Virginia Commonwealth University.





Contents: Volume 11(1)

John Whale and Jon Glover Editorial and Introduction
Geoffrey Hill Three Poems
Brian Swann Three Poems
David Morley Two Poems
John Cassidy Two Poems
Paul Groves Poem
Julie-Ann Rowell Four Poems
Jason Mitchell Poem
Andrew Pidoux Four Poems
Janet Rogerson Poem
Sue Butler Three Poems
Tracy DeBrincat Poem
Adam Lively Voyage
Bruce Lader Two Poems
Liz Adams Two Poems
Anne Blonstein Four Poems
Sally Festing Three Poems
Louise Warrren Three Poems
David Tait Three Poems
Geraldine Mitchell Poem
Nancy Gaffield Ten Poems
Zara Raab Poem
Tom Weir Six Poems
James Grabill Two Poems
Anna Woodford Poem
Aiden O'Reilly Hallucinogen Unknown
Suzanne Levine Poem
Lan Lan (trans. Fiona Sze-Lorrain) Two Poems
Richie McCaffery Three Poems
Ian Pople Poem
Yvonne Eller Two Poems
William Oxley Poem
Andrew Stott Two Strawberries
Howard Wright Three Poems
Rob Ewing Four Poems
Priscilla Long Two Poems
Shirley McClure Two Poems
Julie Lumsden Three Poems
Mel Fawcett Goodbye, barney
Ricardo Pau-Llosa Four Poems
Charles G. Lauder Jr. Two Poems
Mary Carol Moran Poem
Julie Marie Wade Poem
Susanna Roxman Three Poems
Patricia Tyrrell Two Poems
Michael Wilding the Return of a Native
Belinda Cooke Review
Anthony Rudolf Old Troupers
  Notes on Contributors

Selected Contributors:

Anne Blonstein was born in England and educated in the natural sciences at Cambridge. In 1983 she moved to Basel where she lived until her death in 2011. Among her publications are The Blue Pearl (Salt 2003), Worked On Screen (Poetry Salzburg, 2005), and (both from Shearsman) Memory's Morning (2008) and To Be Continued (2011). Further volumes await publication. (This note is provided by her literary executor, Charles Lock, Professor of English, University of Copenhagen).

John Cassidy has published collections with Hutchinson and Blooadaxe, and has appeared in many anthologies and on radio and TV broadcasts. He taught creative writing at Boston University and was awarded an Honorary Fellowship.

James Grabill's poems have appeared in periodicals such as Kayak, Caliban, The Common Review, Harvard Review, Shenandoah, The Oxonian Review (UK), The Pedestal, New York Quarterly, East West Journal, and Willow Springs. His recent books include An Indigo Scent after the Rain (Lynx House, 2003). He lives in Oregon, where he has taught writing, lit (Shakespeare, the Beats), and sustainability.

Lan Lan, nom de plume of Hu Lanlan, was born in 1967 in Shadong Province. Considered as one of the most influential lyrical poets in contemporary China, she is also a prolific prose and children's fiction writer. She lives in Beijing.

Ricardo Pau-Llosa is a Cuban-American poet and art critic. His sixth collection of verse, Parable Hunter, was published by Carnegie Melon Univ. Press in 2008. More at www.pau-llosa.com.

Tom Weir was born in1980 and has an MA in Creative Writing from Bath Spa. He has travelled widely and lived in Vietnam and Portugal. He passionately follows AFC Wimbledon and their bid to escape the abyss of non-league football.

Michael Wilding's recent novels include Academia Nuts, Superfluous Men, Wild Amazement, National Treasure, and The Prisoner of Mount Warning. A former Cosmopolitan Bachelor of the Month, he is now emeritus professor at the University of Sydney. His website is www.michael-wilding.com.

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