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Guy N. Pocock on the function(s) of poetry (1920)

…poets write [poetry] because they have a keener imaginative insight into the real significance of things than most men; and besides they are able to use words in such wonderful fashion as to conjure up for us a sense of … Continue reading

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‘Edgelands’ in Cordite Poetry Review

Cordite Poetry Review 84: Suburbia went live today. As ever it’s a rich issue, containing art, essays, interviews and poetry, and I’m really pleased it includes my poem ‘Edgelands‘. It’s my third appearance in Cordite, my thanks to issue editors … Continue reading

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‘Ask’ in Eye to the Telescope

Eye to the Telescope Issue 27 has gone live today, on the theme of Arthuriana. My Gawain poem ‘Ask’ is included, alongside an interesting and inventive range of Arthurian poems. Many thanks to editor Adele Gardner!

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Name change to A.D. Harper

I’ve been considering a change of writing name for a while as there are several poets writing or performing as Alex Harper, as well as several others writing or performing non-poetry material. (Hello to you all, if you’re reading this!) So, from today I’m … Continue reading

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‘The Switch’ in Kaleidotrope

The Summer 2017 issue of Kaleidotrope has gone live, and I’m delighted it contains my narrative fantasy (and witchy) poem ‘The Switch’. You can read it here. It’s my third appearance in Kaleidotrope. Thanks to Fred Coppersmith!

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‘Sheer’ in Mirror Dance

The Summer 2017 issue of fantasy zine Mirror Dance has gone live, with a theme of masks and disguises. As well as fiction, it contains poems by Jeana Jorgensen, Mary Soon Lee, Todd Dillard and Robert Beveridge. Delighted that it … Continue reading

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‘Fallers’ in Rattle

The postman brought Issue 56 of Rattle this week, with an evocative cover by Jasmine C. Bell. I’m delighted to be one of the 29 poets represented in the section on mental illness, with my poem ‘Fallers’. I’ve enjoyed reading … Continue reading

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