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Welcome to Litter, a magazine of contemporary poetry, which includes essays, reviews and visual art. It's been running since 2005, and will be updated regularly. Enjoy your visit.

Alan Baker, Editor

Review - "Claremont Road" by Paul Hawkins

Gregory Woods
Essay: The Making of a Gay Reader

John Mingay
Review: 'Archilochus on the Moon' by Simon Perril

from the Anglo Saxon
The Nine Herbs Charm: translated by Gavin Chapell

from the Old Norse
from The Saga of Hervor and Heidrek: translated by Gavin Chapell

Andrea Inglese
Two poems: translated from the Italian by Roy Marshall

Paul Sutton
Two Dave Turnip poems

Martin Stannard

Sue Dymoke

Osip Mandelstam
Poem - translated by Alistair Noon

Peter Dent
Six new poems

John Martone
Review of Ed Baker's "Stone Girl e-pic"

Ed Baker

Peter Maguire
Two paintings

Abdellatif Laâbi

Article: the left-liberal bias in contemporary poetry

Alan Baker
Review - 'Lever Arch' by Mark Burnhope

Gareth Twose
Review - ‘An Anatomy of Melancholy' by Tom Jenks

Daniel O'Donnell-smith
Poem read by Alan Baker - audio

Phil Simmons
Review - Petrarch tr. Hughes

Petrach's sonnets tr. Peter Hughes

C.J. Allen
Review - collections by Paul Sutton and Ian Seed

The Poetry of Theodore Enslin - special feature
     Theodore Enslin in conversation

     Review of Enslin's 'Nine', 'In Tandem', and "I, Benjamin"

     Theodore Enslin reading his poetry - audio

     Poems from Enslin's last book


John Welch
The Poetry of Abdulkareem Kasid

Abulkareem Kasid

Martin Stannard

David Giannini

Chinese Poets of the Tang Dynasty
Translations by Martin Stannard

Mark Goodwin
Poem in audio

John Bloomberg-Rissman and Anne Gorrick
Extract from a sonnet sequence

Daniel O'Donnell-Smith

Nicholas T. Spatofora
Review of "Silences: The Autobiography of Loss" by Eileen R. Tabios

Review of new collections by Kim Moore and Julie Mellor

Review of "Dante's Inferno" tr. Philip Terry

Daniel O'Donnell-Smith
Review of "Wildlife" by Rupert Loydell

Rupert Loydell
Four Poems

Robert Sheppard feature

Scott Thurston reviews "The Lores"

Alan Baker reviews "The Given"

New poems by Robert Sheppard