Penned in the Margins

The Old Weird Albion

Histories and hauntings of the English South When I think of the South Downs, I see a watercolour of Beachy Head by Eric Ravilious. A chalky white cliff illuminated by…

Who’ll Guard the Horse?

  for Tim Cope, and his horseback journey from Mongolia to Hungary.     Sheered pig fat for the dog, and in his eating, a spirit passing continental drift toward…

Simon Barraclough Sunspots 1200

Sunspots, a conversation via email

Sunspots is the latest poetry collection from Simon Barraclough, Poet in Residence at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory. Below Barraclough discusses the collection’s origins and ideas, and plenty more besides,…

Books of the Month

July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 Brilliant Absence Ross Hair Uniformbooks April 2019 Animalia Jean-Baptiste Del Amo Fitzcarraldo Editions March 2019 gathering Alec Finlay Hauser & Wirth February 2019 Meridian…

SJ Fowler

On Collaboration

SJ Fowler is a poet, artist, martial artist and vanguardist. He works across poetry, sonic art, visual art, installation and performance, has published five books and been commissioned by the…