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Contents: Volume 13(3)

John Matthias On Jon Silkin
John Matthias Three Poems
Anne Stevenson Poem
Lorna Tracy Ithaka
Karl O'Hanlon Poem
Paul Muldoon Poem
Alex Wong Poem
Kevin Ducey Three Poems
Tatiana Shcherbina Four Poems
trans. J. Kates
J. L. Brook Beggars
Hafsah Aneela Bashir Poem
James Dufficy Four Poems
Ben Simmons Two Poems
Lex Runciman Three Poems
Nick McGinley Hammertime
John Gladwell Poem
Anne Fitzgerald Five Poems
Valerie Jack Two Poems
Nick Foster Five Poems
Zara Raab Three Poems
Patricia McCarthy Two Poems
Rivkie Fried Rain in Nazareth
Martyn Crucefix Two Poems
Noel King Three Poems
Kirsty Sangster Five Poems
Nick Burbridge Poem
Ian Ganassi Two Poems
Robert Nazarene Two Poems
Jenny Holden Blackout
Pam Zinnemann-Hope Poem
Joseph Allen Two Poems
D. M. Aderibigbe Two Poems
Sam Gardiner Three Poems
Shane Strachen Starnie
Helen Mort Reviews
Jonathan Taylor Review
Jeffrey Wainwright Review
Notes on Contributors

Selected Contributors:

Martyn Crucefix's collections, The Time We Turned (Shearsman) and A Hatfield Mass (Worple Press) were published in 2014. His translation of Rilke's Duino Elegies (Enitharmon, 2006) was shortlisted for the 2007 Popescu Prize. His webiste is www.martyncrucefix.com

Anne Fitzgerald is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin and Queen's Univ., Belfast. Her poetry collections are Beyond the Sea (2012), The Map of Everything (2006), and Swimming Lessons (2001).

Jenny Holden's debut collection of short stories was shortlisted for the 2013 Scott Prize; they have appeared individually in various places, including The Warwick Review, Mslexia, and Nthposition. Her webpage is www.jennyholden.co.uk

Patricia McCarthy, winner of the 2012 National Poetry Competition, is the editor of Agenda. Latest collections include Rodin's Egg (Clutag Press Agenda Editions 2012), Horses Between Our Legs (2013), and forthcoming Letters to Akhmatova.

Paul Muldoon was born in Ireland but now lives in New York. He is the author of 12 collections, most recently One Thousand Things Worth Knowing (Faber, 2015).

Tatiana Shcherbina was born in 1954 in Moscow. Her poems have been translated into fifteen languages. In 2012 three of her original samizdat books of the 1980s were reissued. Having worked in Germany and France, Shcherbina returned to Moscow. Three books have appeared in English translation; the most recent is Crossing Centuries (Talisman, 2000). J. Kates is a poet and translator living in New Hampshire, and a former US Editor of Stand.

Anne Stevenson's Collected Poems 1955-2005 appeared from Bloodaxe in 2005. Her Selected Poems (Library of America), appeared in 2008. Bloodaxe published her 18th collection, Astonishment in 2012.

Alex Wong is a literary scholar living in Cambridge. For Carcanet he has edited the Selected Verse of Charles Algernon Swinburne (forthcoming in 2015).

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