Remembering Ourselves: Review of The Country Between Us by Carolyn Forché

As Carolyn Forché’s The Country Between Us is reissued by Bloodaxe Books, Soumyaroop Majumdar discovers that there is not much separating ourselves in 2019 from the poet who witnessed the violent history of El Salvador four decades ago. Carolyn Forché’s 1981 collection The Country Between Us, containing accounts of her time in El Salvador in... Continue Reading →

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A Puck of Poetry: Review of Mischief, by Peter Bennet

Peter Bennet’s latest collection, Mischief, takes readers from rural Northumberland to the aisles of Tesco, blending classical references with contemporary wit along the way. Soumyaroop Majumdar reviews. There is a lot to be said about the ordering of a collection, and with the very first poem, ‘The Place I am’, Peter Bennet pitches into the... Continue Reading →

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