Blog French Literary ReviewThrilled to bits to have a couple of new poems — ‘Year of the Moth’ and ‘Autan’ — in issueRead more. A beautiful endeavourA poetry pamphlet is a beautiful endeavour; it is a larger canvas than a single poem, and easier to sustainRead more. Silver AppleyardsWhile at Grasmere a couple of weeks ago for the launch of Human Tissue, I sat in on a workshopRead more. Cheeseboard?We drove up to Grasmere in the Lake District last weekend for the launch of Human Tissue. Drove because weRead more. Why poetry?As to 'why poetry', I can think of three possible reasons. My mother read me poetry as a child –Read more. Iota interviewThe New Welsh Review mentions the ‘coarse vitality’ in your latest collection, Red Devon; this is evident from the firstRead more. Nothing to say... and saying it. Is too much poetry being published? Hugo Williams, judging the 147 entries for the Forward PrizeRead more.