THEORY: the last edition

With thanks to… Elizabeth Rimmer Stephan Delbos Andrew McCallum Crawford Mandy Haggith Julie Maclean Rodger Evans Frederick Pollack Geoffrey Heptonstall Anne Rouse Advertisements

Relance April 2014

  Raphaël | Issy | Kathleen

Third Anniversary Edition III: Saint

Andrew F Giles reviews Michael Pedersen’s ‘Play With Me’ Pétronille: new cartoons by Arabella Langlands-Perry Rodger Evans on speech and speeches New poetry from Chelsea Cargill

Third Anniversary Edition II: Caetera Desunt

  Andrew Losowsky & Ewan Morrison Andy Powell Stewart Sanderson Martin Hall

Third Anniversary Edition I: Elsewhere

  We return to ‘summon the intuitive spirit’ in Elsewhere, the first of our trio of Third Anniversary Editions featuring new poetry from our new intern, Daisy Behagg, new poetry also from the great stalwart of Scottish poetry, Colin Will, and a The London Magazine‘s Geoffrey Heptonstall remembers Seamus Heaney and Allen Ginsberg and in … Continue reading

The Globes Edition

So, this is 2013. This month, in our Globes edition, we welcome an international array of writers to our pages. US writer Wes Henricksen reimagines the fable in his short story ‘The Scorpion’, which retains the subversive innocence of all good fables. Mexico-based poet Jack Little (founder of The Ofi Press) recalls a moment from … Continue reading

The Moon Edition

  Today, 28th November 2012, at 14:46, we welcome the Dark Moon – the full, winter moon. We also welcome poetry. Lauded poet Anne Rouse (who along with Michael Donaghy and Eva Salzman has been cited as a noted American-British contributor to contemporary British poetry) offers us her spectral new work, ‘Man Ironing’. Scottish poet Marion … Continue reading

The Portraits Edition

In this month’s edition, author David McAlpine Cunningham sketches a tantalising portrait of a young, bereaved student and his ambiguous relationship with his tutor, in the subtle, witty and lightly erudite short story ‘L’Amour Cortois’. Poet Rodger Evans explores the relationship between poetry and song in his portrait of up-and-coming superband Jesus, Baby!, featuring NLP … Continue reading

The Thrum Edition

Deep in the heart of Thrum this month you’ll find the heady talents of one of Helena Nelson’s Happenstance Press triumvirate, Niall Campbell (finally alongside Richie McCaffrey and Theresa Muñoz, who appeared in NLP earlier on in their careers) in his short collection for NLP – ‘Thrum’ – which would summon the hive to “rouse/ its … Continue reading

The From the Ruins Edition

In 1995, singer Natalie Merchant released her song ‘San Andreas Fault’, in which the tectonic plates under San Francisco took on a sinister, human aspect, “mov[ing their] fingers/ through the ground” – a reference, perhaps, to the huge 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, or others since. In Merchant’s song, the fault-line of the past and … Continue reading