Jack Underwood

The Interview: Jack Underwood

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IrvingBerry

Friday Pick: Two Young British Poets

Debut collections and Friday Picks: Kirsten Irving's "Never Never Never Come Back" and Emily Berry's "Dear Boy" are recommended reading.

Rabbie Burns

Friday Pick: Robert Burns — An Appreciation

Rabbie Burns' suppers are held all over the country, chiefly peopled by ruddy-faced folk in kilts, some old ladies, one nice-looking and flirtacious old lady, and some of your dad's mates.

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Friday Pick: The Best British Poetry 2012

The Best British Poetry 2012 is something that those with an interest in contemporary British poetry really ought to have in their possession...

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Friday Pick: Donna Stonecipher’s “The Cosmopolitan”

Showing a culturalist's eye for the beauty that begets beauty, lush and long-legged, these poems swim across the page.

Nelson

Friday Pick: Mathias Nelson’s “Dip My Pacifier in Whiskey”

To call Mathias Nelson's debut collection of poetry Dip My Pacifier in Whiskey intensely autobiographical would be to understate the matter quite considerably.

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Friday Pick: Robert Bly’s “The Light Around The Body”

"The poems in The Light Around The Body are humane, visionary and have a sense of permanent relevance, a sense of an intense conscience and imagination at work..."

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Friday Pick: The News Clown by Thor Garcia

Reading Thor Garcia’s first novel The News Clown on the metro from Jiřího z Poděbrad to Skalka last week, I realized three things. The first was that I had been reading nonstop since my journey from work began at far off Nové Butovice. The second was that I had been snorting laughter through my nose the whole way. The third was that the old lady sitting opposite was now staring at me like I was dribbling and drinking Jelzin vodka from the bottle.

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