Chairs and sofas are blooming on the spring issue of The Interpreter’s House. No need for daffs and crocuses when you can enjoy poetry and short stories, curled up somewhere warm until the clocks change.
Poets in issue 64 include Miranda Barnes, Claire Booker, Ingrid Casey, Gram Joel Davies, Pamela Job, Wendy Klein, Julie Mellor, Katrina Naomi, Stuart Pickford, James Sutherland Smith and Samuel Tongue.
And if that’s not enough to rev up your day, there’s fiction by Anna Lewis, Eleanor Fordyce and Nicola Ratnett, plus Dawn Gorman reviews Much Possessed (John Foggin, smith/doorstop) and Martin Malone reviews Scarlet Tiger (Ruth Sharman, Templar Poetry).
The Interpreter’s House is edited by Martin Malone from his eerie in Aberdeen and comes out three times a year. If you want your work to appear in the summer issue, hurry, hurry as the submissions window closes on Feb 28th.
To buy a copy of issue 64 or find out more about the magazine, go to: theinterpretershouse.com
Posted in Literary publications, Poems, Uncategorized
Tagged Aberdeen, Claire Booker, fiction, Gram Joel Davies, Katrina Naomi, Martine Malone, new poetry, poems, poetry reviews, short stories, Stuart Pickford, The Interpreter's House, Wendy Klein
R.S. Thomas, Frida Kahlo, Serbian milkmen with beautiful hands – the autumn issue of New Welsh Review jiggles with style, content and thought-provoking analysis, together with poems by Claire Booker, Valerie Laws, Katrina Naomi and Rosie Shepperd.
And the wonderful, yet frequently misunderstood, poet R.S. Thomas is given a new slant by Professor M Wynn Thomas, whose book ‘RS Thomas: Serial Obsessive’ was published by the University of Wales Press this year.
‘Woman Smoking’ by Shani Rhys James
Jasmine Donahaye offers a moving poetical response to Shani Rhys James’ exhibition of figurative paintings ‘The Rivalry of Flowers’ currently showing at Aberystwyth Art Centre before going on tour.
And there is a fascinating feature on the 19th century novelist Amy Dillwyn, whose unrequited love for her friend Olive Talbot became central to her work.
Want to read the winning poems in this year’s Cardiff International Poetry Competition? Fancy flash fiction from the Flash In The Pen competition? Intrigued by how a dream inspired my poem ‘Is This What A Mother’s Bones Become?’ Look no further for your answers than issue 101 of New Welsh Review, which can be purchased from good book stores or direct from the following link: http://www.newwelshreview.com
Posted in Literary publications, Poems
Tagged Claire Booker, Frida Kahlo, Jasmine Donahaye, Katrina Naomi, New Welsh Review, Poetry, Professor M Wynn Thomas, Rosie Shepperd, RS Thomas, Shani Rhys James