Geordismo: Review of The Book of Newcastle

Although the cities of the North East might be quiet right now under lockdown, Alice Patchett escapes into the Book of Newcastle, a collection of short stories that roams the urban environment in search of everyday, lively moments of community and place. In Julia Darling’s ‘Calling from Newcastle’, which opens The Book of Newcastle, one... Continue Reading →

Resonant Elements: Review of Edge, by Katrina Porteous

Scientists and engineers are revealing the size and complexities of our universe in new and sometimes bewildering detail. Josh Allsop considers how Katrina Porteous's third poetry collection, Edge, translates the inhuman scales of the quantum and the cosmic into language. If I asked what you associate with Saturn’s largest moon, would you respond with the... Continue Reading →

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