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Review: Rachel Allen - Faber New Poets 9

Faber New Poets 9

Rachael Allen

Faber and Faber (2014)

17pp RRP £5


“Some of the owner men were kind because they hated what they had to do, and some of them were angry because they hated to be cruel, and some of them were cold because they had long ago found that one could not be an owner unless one were cold.

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52 Ancestors: #12 The One Who Went To Paris

Week 12 (March 19-25) – Same. What ancestor is a lot like you? What ancestor do you have a lot in common? Same name? Same home town? 824 more words


You called.  ‘I just threw my folder

out the window.  Come over.’  So I blink against a night

of carousels, of children clutching hymnbooks and pound coins…

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Gearporn: 7 Janus

Behold a sight of beauty. 7 Faber Janus in one shot! World-premier?


Richard Skinner - Terrace

Richard Skinner is a novelist, essayist and poet as well as being one of the driving forces at the Faber Academy. His new pamphlet ‘Terrace’ is due to be published by Smokestack in April 2015. 470 more words


IL SUONATORE JONES (Omaggio a Faber)

Noi due da giovani, si
nel vento amico
e il suo cappello liso, di quello
si, era Jones
il suonatore matto del ponte
mica il bridge.

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Why I Write

I can’t say when or why I started writing. The truth is that I have always written. I wrote before I had any interest in why I wrote or what its purpose might be. 707 more words