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Contents: Volume 11(3)

Jon Glover Editorial
Ag Jones The Selling Fields
John Greening Something Else . . . Jon Silkin and the Music of Division
Hannah Copley Committed Rootlessness: The Anglo-Jewish Perspective and Rhetoric of Jon Silkin
Catherine Lamb Poem
Geoffrey Hill Three Poems
Alison Brackenbury Six Poems
Bruce Bond Poem
Mario Petrucci Mists
Andrew McNeillie Poem
Giovanni Capucci Seven Poems
(Trans. Gillian Ania)
Basil du Toit Four Poems
Daniel Tobin Two Poems
Andrew Karpati Kennedy Towards Reconciliation
Rebecca Gethin Four Poems
Peggie Gallagher Two Poems
Peter Rawlings Two Poems
Pat Winslow Seven Poems
J. L. Brooke Bramble Pie
Colette Paul Where in the World Have You Been?
Edward Mackay Three Poems
Michelle Paramanantham Two Poems
James Dufficy Moko
Julia Sutton The Ballad of Doping Fen
D. W. Brydon Three Poems
Martin Malone Two Poems
Rosalind Hudis Two Poems
Simon Perchik Three Poems
Fiona Moore Two Poems
Len Jenkinson Greenbaum
Deborah Freeman Seventh Floor
Rosie Reynolds Three Poems
Matthew Howard Poem
Robert Hamberger Three Poems
Maggie Freeman Four Poems
Ann Lohner Identity
Jessica Harkins Two Poems
Rebecca Givens Rolland Four Poems
S. J. Holloway Mileage
Nick Foster A Nubian Education
Roberta Swann Three Poems
Anja Konig Six Poems
Hannah Lowe Poem

Selected Contributors:

Alison Brackenbury's latest collection is Singing in the Dark (Carcanet, 2008). New poems can be read at her website, www.alisonbrackenbury.co.uk

Giovanni Capucci, from Faenza (Ravenna) Italy, has published several collections of poems in addition to Twin Towers (2002), including Effimera (2007) and Anima mia (2011). She has also published six novels, including Amore mio non piangere (2009) and Il badante (2011).

Maggie Freeman was born in Trinidad and lives in Essex, where she teaches Creative Writing in Adult Community Learning. Her novel Cymberie set in the 1580s, was published in October 2012.

Robert Hamberger has featured on the Guardian Poem of the Week website. He has been awarded a Hawthornden Fellowship and shortlisted for a Forward Prize. His collections are Warpaint (1997), The Smug Bridegroom (2002) and Torso (2007).

Ag Jones comes from the Isle of Man and read English at Cambridge (another handicap), subsequently sentenced to 30 years social work (no appeal), retired, doesn't play golf, lives in Derbyshire. He helped with Stand (qv).

Ann Lohner was born in America, spent many years in Europe, and now lives in Canada. 'Identity' is her first story accepted for publication.

Andrew McNeillie's next book of poems, Winter Moorings is due out early in 2014 from Carcanet.He is founding editor of the magazine Archipelago and runs Clutag Press: www.cultagpress.com

Basil du Toit was born in South Africa in 1951 and has spent the past 30 years living in Edinburgh. His third collection, Historic Computing Machines is forthcoming from snailpress, Cape Town.

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