Read our most recent, controversial and exciting articles, poems and fiction.
- Spectacle and Speculation: Reflecting on Elizabeth Bishop in the Twenty-First Century:Reading the New Editions: Frances Leviston discusses recent representation of the work of Elizabeth Bishop.
- Between ‘Helpless Right’ and ‘Forced Pow’r’:The Political Poem Today: an examination of poetry and politics by David Wheatley.
- Blue Bag: a powerful poem from Graham Fulton.
- Chalkmarks and The Key to Happiness are just a few fictional Incidents in a Mall from Ewan Morrison.
- What do I know? (Or, why I’m giving up post-modern poetry to live an irony-free life.). With recent collection Profit and Loss shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot prize, Leontia Flynn examins what she does and doesn’t know about post-modern poetry.
- On Living in the Real World. Aaron Kelly questions how to live in the real, morally repugnant and contradictory, world.
- Hitodama (人魂 or ‘Human Soul’), a haunting poem from Aiko Harman. First printed in Edinburgh Review 129: Japan, the poem has since been included in Salt’s The Best British Poetry of 2011.
- Propylaea a poetic treat from the hugely talented Frances Leviston.
- Alan Gillis, Interview by Aaron Kelly. The Review’s esteemed new editor being grilled on poetry, passion, place and the future of the journal.