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Double Issue: Volume 6(4) & 7(1)

Jon Glover & John Whale Editorial
Joe Francis Doerr Likely Through the Stones:
Running through the Border Lands with Ken Smith (Part Two)
Michael Hamburger Four Poems
Jay Merill Lady of the Spin
Julian Turner Two Poems
Antony Rowland Two Poems
Michael Glover Six Poems
Gerald Solomon Books
Lee Sands A Ship
Stephen W. Carter Rooms
David Gaffney Four Stories
Toby Litt tourbusting6
Mario Petrucci Three Poems
Helen Kitson Red in Tooth and Claw
Bernard O'Donoghue Two Poems
Ewa Lipska Two Poems (translated by Margaret Grebowicz)
Lincoln O'Neill Two Poems
Matthew Francis Listening to the View
Julian Colton Compass Bearings
Vahni Capildeo Cinder Toffee
Alice Wooledge Salmon Sphinx
Sarah Corbett Three Poems
Annie Boutelle Five Poems
Marina Tsvetaeva Poems for Anna Akhmatova
(translated by Belinda Cooke)
Boris Poplavsky Manuscript Found in a Bottle
(translated by Belinda Cooke and Richard McKane)
Peter Sansom Two Poems
Andrew Bailey Mouse Station
Tiziano Broggiato Celan's Affliction (translated by Patricia Hanley and Maria Laura Mosco)
Ian Caws Two Poems
David Morley Six Poems
Susanna Roxman Two Poems
James Kirkup Eight Poems
Janette Jenkins French under the stairs
Philip Gross Three Poems
Howard Wright Pattern
Marcia Hurlow Two Poems
Kenneth Sherman Two Poems
Charles G. Lauder, Jr. In This House
Elanor Dymott Proof
Susan Bullock Failure
Pam Zinneman-Hope Two Poems
Tony Rudolf The Lost Poem
Hélène Dorion Blue Impression (translated by Tony Rudolf)
Lucie McKee Two Poems
Geoff Slater Two Poems
Nicholas Jagger Κλυταιμηστρα
Ingeborg Bachmann The Game is Over (translated by Christine McNeill)
Dylan Willoughby Three Poems
Catullus Six Poems (translated by Simon Smith)
Rafi Aaron Two Poems
Brennen Wysong In another Country
In the Key of 'X'
Sabyasachi Roy Four Poems
Susan Kiguli Three Poems
Connie Bensley Certainties
Daphne Gloag A network of light
Mary Gilliland Vertical Before Dawn Strips the East
John Whale Review
Rodney Pybus Reviews
  Notes on Contributors



Selected Contributors:

Toby Litt (b. 1968) is the author of novels and short stories: Adventures in Capitalism, Beatniks, Corpsing, deadkidsongs, Exhibitionism, Finding Myself, Ghost Story and Hospital (to be published next year). He co-edited the British Council’s New Writing 13 anthology with Ali Smith. His website is www.tobylitt.com.

Janette Jenkins was born in Bolton in 1965. She studied creative writing at the University of East Anglia. Her novels are published by Chatto & Windus. She lives in the city of Durham.

Helen Kitson was born in Leicester and lives in Worchester with her husband and two children. She has published three volumes of poetry, the most recent of which, Tesserae, is published by Oversteps.

Vahni Capildeo (b. 1973) arrived in the UK in 1991 from Trinidad. Her books include No Traveller Returns (Salt, 2003) and Person Animal Figure (Landfill, 2005). Her work has been anthologized in The Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse (OUP, 2005), and extracts from her unpublished One Scattered Skeleton are forthcoming in numerous magazines.

David Gaffney’s new book, Sawn Off Tales, will be published by Salt Press in autumn of 2006 – see www.saltpublishing.com.

Elanor Dymott was born in Chingola, Zambia, in 1973. She was educated in the USA and England, and has lived and worked in Indonesia and Singapore. She lives in London where she works as a law reporter.

Julian Turner (b. Cheadle, Cheshire, 1955) lives in Otley, W. Yorks, where he works for Leeds Mind. His first collection Crossing the Outskirts (Anvil), a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, was shortlisted for the Forward Best First Collection Prize in 2002. His second, Orphan Sites, has just been released, also by Anvil.

Michael Glover is a poet and critic. His next collection of poetry will be published by San Marco Press.

Bernard O’Donoghue (b. Cullen, Co Cork, 1945) has lived in Oxford since 1965, where he teaches Medieval English at Wadham College. His most recent volume of poems was Outliving (Chatto, 2003); his translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight has been published in Penguin Classics this August.

Philip Gross’s latest poetry collection, The Egg Of Zero (Bloodaxe), and novel, The Storm Garden (OUP), both appeared in March, 2006. Two of the poems in this issue come from The Abstract Garden, a collaboration with engraver Peter Reddick, which will be published by The Old Stile Press this autumn. Philip is Professor of Creative Writing at Glamorgan University.


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