Thursday, 29 December 2011

Spring Journal

My new pamphlet 'Spring Journal' has just been published by Rack Press and will be available to order on 9th January from the Rack Press Poetry website or to buy directly (at a later date) at the London Review Bookshop, Bury Place, London WC1.

Other poets published in Rack's latest series of pamphlets are Denise Saul, Martina Evans, and Michele Roberts.

The launch is on Thursday 26th January, 18.30 - 21.00 (readings from 19.00), at The Marchmont Centre, 62 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1AB. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided.

Haiku: Issa's Untidy Hut

Monday, 19 December 2011

Poetry Reading List 2011


Tony Hoagland, Unincorporated Persons in the Late Honda Dynasty
Gillian Clarke, A Recipe for Water (reread)
Sinead Morrisey, The State of the Prisons (reread)
Tony Hoagland, What Narcissism Means To Me


Ian Hamilton, Collected Poems
Jo Shapcott, Of Mutability
Stevie Smith, Selected Poems (reread)
Jo Shapcott, Electroplating the Baby (reread)
Robert Hass, The Apple Trees at Olema: New & Selected Poems
Adam Zagajewski, Mysticism for Beginners (reread)
Adam Zagajewski, Canvas (reread)
Robert Creeley, Collected Poems 1945-75


Robert Hass, The Apple Trees at Olema: New & Selected Poems (contd.)
Robert Creeley, Collected Poems 1945-75 (contd.)
Robert Wells, Lusus
Geoffrey Hill, Without Title (reread)
Adam Zagajewski, Eternal Enemies
Adam Zagajewski, Without End: New & Selected Poems
David Harsent, Night
Charles Simic, A Wedding in Hell


Christopher Reid, A Scattering (reread)
The Best American Poetry 1998, ed. John Hollander
Charles Boyle, House of Cards
Charles Simic, Selected Poems 1963-83
Elaine Feinstein, The Magic Apple Tree
Alison Brackenbury, Breaking Ground
Cavafy, Collected Poems (reread)
Elaine Feinstein, Collected Poems and Translations (reread)


Oktay Rifat, Collected Poems
Charles Wright, Bye and Bye: Late Selected
Michael Longley, One Hundred Doors


Matthew Stewart, Inventing Truth
Leontia Flynn, Drives
Jean Sprackland, Tilt
Oktay Rifat, Collected Poems (contd.)
Jack Robinson, Days and Nights in W12
Michael Donaghy, Collected Poems
John Burnside, The Good Neighbour
Billy Collins, Horoscopes for the Dead
Louise Gluck, Averno


Ten: New Poets Spread the Word, ed. Evaristo & Nagra
Tomas Transtromer, Collected Poems (reread)
Lavinia Greenlaw, Minsk (reread)
Louise Gluck, Village Life
Hilary Menos, Berg
Paul Henry, The Brittle Sea: New & Selected Poems
Charles Simic, Master of Disguises
Charles Simic, The World Doesn't End
Charles Wright, Bye and Bye: Late Selected (contd)
Charles Wright, Sestets (reread)


Basho, On Love and Barley (reread)
The Haiku Anthology, ed. Cor Van Den Heuvel
The Classic Tradition of Haiku: An Anthology (reread)
Stephen Dunn, New & Selected Poems 1974-1994
Stephen Dunn, Loosestrife
Anvil 3


The Haiku Anthology, ed. Cor Van Den Heuvel (contd;reread)
The Penguin Book of Japanese Poetry (reread)
Anvil 3 (contd)
Mary Oliver, Swan
Charles Simic, Night Picnic (reread)
Stephen Dunn, What Goes On Selected & New Poems 1995-2009
Deryn Rees-Jones, The Memory Tray (reread)
Seamus Heaney, District and Circle (reread)


The Best American Poetry 2006, ed. Billy Collins
John McCullough, The Frost Fairs
Mick Imlah, Selected Poems
The Best American Poetry 2007, ed. Heather McHugh
C.K.Williams, Collected Poems


C.K.Williams, Collected Poems (contd)
The Best American Poetry 2008, ed. Charles Wright
Leontia Flynn, Profit and Loss
Tomas Transtromer, New Collected Poems
The Best American Poetry 2003, ed. Yusef Komunyakaa


A.R. Ammons, Collected Poems 1951-71
Basil Bunting, Briggflatts (reread)
Sam Willetts, New Light for the Old Dark
Lavinia Greenlaw, The Casual Perfect
Carol Ann Duffy, The Bees
The Haiku Anthology, ed. Cor Van Den Heuvel (reread)