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 12(1)

Jon Glover and Jeffrey Wainwright Editorial and The Third Contemporary British & Irish Poetry
Judith Kazantzis Six Poems
Merryn Williams Perish by the Sword
Niall Campbell Two Poems
David McAleavey Two Poems
Robin Rowan Gallagher Sightlines
Peter Robinson Three Poems
Joanna Blachnio Two Poems
Lynne Taylor Poem
Louise Halvardsson A Day in Her Honour
Judith Cody Poem
Josh Ekroy Five Poems
Suzanne Levine Two Poems
Paul Celan Two Poems
(trans. Moyra Tourlamain)
Meredith Miller Ice
John Miles Two Poems
Marcus Smith Two Poems
A.W. Wilde Ass About Face
Holly Day Poem
Landeg White Three Poems
Isabel Palmer Seven Poems
Aiofe Casby Poem
Elisa Fernández-Arias I'm Just Joking
Gary Allen Four Poems
Marianne Burton Three Poems
Dan MacIsaac Pig-Meat
Helen Tookey Five Poems
Salvatore Difalco Two Poems
N. Josephs Turning Point
Nasima Sultana Review
(trans. Carolyne Wright)
Rory Waterman Assistance
Stephanie Conybeare Three Poems
Abdulkareem Kasid Two Poems
(trans. Sara Halub, John Welch et al.)
N.S. Thompson Poem
Andrew Palmer The Iranian
Nasser Hussain Three Poems
N.S. Thompson Review
Belinda Cooke Review
Paul Hague Review
  Notes on Contributors

Selected Contributors:

Gary Allen has published 13 collections of poetry. He is widely published in magazines such as Ambit, Fiddlehead, Irish Pages, Malahat Review, Meanjin, The Poetry Review, The Threepenny Review, and others. A selection of his poems was published in the anthology The New North (Wake Forest University Press/Salt).

Louise Halvardsson is a Swedish novelist who spent 10 years in Brighton. After her latest book, Swenglish, a personal study of life in Sweden and England, she moved back to the country of her birth. See www.louisehalvardsson.com.

Judith Kazantzis, poet, essayist, and artist, has published nine poetry books, including a midway Selected Poems. Waterloo recently republished her The Odysseus Poems: Fictions on the Odyssey of Homer. Her pamphlet In Cyclops' Cave is a new translation of Book 9. She is a Cholmondely Award winner. See www.judithkazantzis.com.

Isabel Palmer is an English teacher, former adviser on gifted pupils, and one-time European silver medallist in triathlon. She hopes to publish a collection of poems inspired by her son's tour of duty in Afghanistan last year.

Nasima Sultana (1957-1997) was born in Bangladesh. She received her MA in English from Rajshahhi University and published poetry and fiction as one of Bangladesh's most promising younger writers until her death in 1997. Her work has appeared in literary journals in translation by Carolyne Wright and Mohammad Nurual Huda and in the anthology Majestic Nights: Love Poems of Bengali Women (White Wine Press, 2008), edited by Carolyne Wright.

Jeffrey Wainwright's most recent book of poems is The Reasoner (Carcanet, 2012). He has published widely on poetry, including Poetry: The Basics (Routledge, 2004) and a book on the poetry of Geoffrey Hill, Acceptable Words (Manchester University Press, 2005).

School of English | Leeds University | Leeds LS2 9JT | England
Department of English | Virginia Commonwealth University | Richmond, VA 23284 | USA
eXTReMe Tracker