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Contents: Volume 9(1)

John Whale Editorial
Alison Brackenbury 6 poems
Sharona Muir Four poems
Mary Gilliland 3 poems
Alexander Lewis Poem
Iain Britton 2 poems
Tony Roberts 3 poems
Rebecca Shamash 2 poems
Alex Smith 2 poems
John Spencer 2 poems
John Saul Butley
H. G. Corner
M.M.M. Hayes Lay of the Land
N. Josephs The Sunrise Collector
Jeremy Scott The Gloaming
Marlo Bester-Sproul Poem
Cliff Yates 2 poems
Louise Warren 2 poems
Carolyn Jess-Cooke Poem
Elleke Boehmer Fold
Peggie Gallagher 3 poems
Tracy Jo Barnwell 3 poems
Antony Rowland Poem
Nadezhda Polyakov 3 poems
(Trans. Julian Farmer)
Laura Newbern 3 poems
Mary Woodward 2 poems
Fred Annesley The Red Morgan
Mim Darlington Poem
Dolores Stewart 2 poems
Alexandria Peary 2 poems
Annette Rathmell Review
Richard Brown Review
John Goodby Review
Ben Wilkinson Review
A.D. Harvey Laureates and Prime Ministers
  Notes on Contributors

Selected Contributors:

Fred Annesley of Toronto has had his stories published and broadcast in Canada and was selected for the Writers Studio prohect at the Banff Centre for the Arts. Annesley grew up in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland and attended schools on both sides of the border.

Alison Brackenbury was born in 1953 in Lincolnshire. Her seventh collection, Singing in the Dark was published by Carcanet in 2008. www.alisonbrackenbury.co.uk.

Mary Gilliland lives in Ithaca, NY, where she serves on the Board of Namgyal Monastery Institute of Buddhist Studies, the Dalai Lama's seat in North America. Her poetry has appeared in AGNI, Chautauqua, Notre Dame Review, and Passage North.

A. D. Harvey was born in 1947 and educated at St. John's College, Oxford and University (now Wolfson) College, Cambridge. His books include English Poetry in a Changing Society, 1780-1825 (1980), Sex in Georgian England: Attitudes and Prejudices from the 1720s to the 1820s (1994) and a novel Warriors of the Rainbow (2000).

Antony Rowland's first poetry collection was published by Salt Press in 2008. Some of his poems appeared in Michael Schmidt's New Poetries III anthology (Carcanet, 2002). He has also published two critical books, Tony Harrison and the Holocaust (LUP, 2001) and Holocaust Poetry (EUP, 2005).

Nadezhada Mikhaylovna Polyakova (1924-2008) was a Russian poet and author of numerous books of poetry, who died last year at the age of eighty four. Her last book, Cry of the Silence was published in Saint Petersburg in 2005. She was a veteran of the 1941-45 conflict.

Cliff Yates was born in Birmingham. His collection Henry's Clock (Smith/Doorstop) won both the Aldeburgh prize and the Poetry Business book & pamphlet competition. He lives in the North West, teaches at Maharishi School and is the author of Jumpstart Poetry in the Secondary School (Poetry Society).

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