New Alan Morrison on Amir Darwish's Dear Refugee and Fiona Sinclair's Slow Burner
New Alan Morrison on Stephen Sawyer's There Will Be No Miracles Here
Alan Morrison on Bernard Saint's Roma and Michael Crowley's First Fleet
New Leon Brown on Mike Leigh's Peterloo (2018)
New Jenny Farrell's Marxist Reading of Wuthering Heights
New Fred Russell on The Roots of Racism
Alan Morrison on An Englishman’s Castle and 1990
Alan Morrison on Owen Sheers' To Provide All People
New Marx & Morry David Betteridge on reading Karl Marx
Alan Morrison on Andy Croft's Letters To Randall Swingler
Alan Morrison on Mike Jenkins' Sofa Surfin
Alan Morrison on Ian Parks' Citizens
Kevin Saving on John Carey, Bernard Cornwell, Nigel Mellor, Henry Marsh
Dave Russell on Stevie James' A Lonely Man Circling the Earth
Kevin Saving on A Quiet Passion, Deaths of the Poets and The Bughouse:
the poetry, politics and madness of Ezra Pound
Reviews Alan Morrison on Bruce Harris's Kaleidoscope
Alan Morrison on Andy Willoughby's Between Stations
Alan Morrison on Bob Beagrie's Leásungspell
Alan Morrison on Larry Beckett's Paul Bunyan
Alan Morrison on John Seed's Brandon Pithouse
Kevin Saving on Louis MacNeice's 'The Sunlight on the Garden' and
Chidiock Tichborne's 'Tichborne's Elegy'
Reviews Alan Morrison on Barry Tebb's Collected Poems 1964-2016
Alan Morrison on Paul van Ostaijen's Occupied City
Dave Russell on Wendy Young's The Dream of Somewhere Else    
New Poems Andrew Barnes, Bernard Saint, Partha Sarkar, Chrys Salt, Robert Hartness,
Lisa Rossetti, Alan Britt, Pen Kease, Sean J. Mahoney, David Betteridge, Christopher Barnes,
Keith Armstrong, Sam Silva, Mair De-Gare Pitt, Nels Hanson, James Fountain,
Colleen M. Farrelly, Tom Kelly, Michael H. Brownstein, Stefanie Bennett, Ilhem Issaoui,
Keith Moul, Ian Britton, Phil Wood, M.V. Feehan, Yuan Changming, John Quicke, Barry Tebb,
Colin James, Larry Beckett, Sally Richards, Fiona Sinclair, James Aitchison


it is wrong ... to imagine that the currently fashionable and approved constitutes the work of permanent importance  Alan Bold (1970)

Modern English polite society...
seems to me as corrupt as consciousness of culture and absence of honesty can make it. A canting, lie-loving, fact-hating, scribbling, chattering, wealth-hunting, pleasure-hunting, celebrity-hunting mob 
George Bernard Shaw
 An Unsocial Socialist (1883)

The want of poetical power is the impelling force in the case of most versifiers. They would fain be poets, and imagine that the best way is to try to write poetry and to publish what they write. They will never see their mistake. Equus asinus still believes that the possession of an organ of noise is sufficient, with a little practice, to enable him to sing like a nightingale. 
John Davidson (1857 – 1909)