Browsing Archive: December, 2009

New decade, new Bill

Posted by Ken Edwards on Wednesday, December 23, 2009, In : Reality Street 
Santa Claus arrived early this week in the guise of the courier from Reality Street's printers, delivering eleven large packets containing brand new copies of Bill Griffiths' Collected Earlier Poems. It looks good, and it really is the first occasion on which Bill's poems (up to 1980) have been properly put into their historical context.



So I shall spend some time during and possibly after the holidays re-packing them to send out to all you kind people who have subscribed to it or have become ...
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Grace Lake, 1948-2009

Posted by Ken Edwards on Thursday, December 17, 2009, In : writing 


Grace Lake, poet, also known as Anna Mendelssohn, has died aged 61. Here is Peter Riley's obituary.


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If p then what?

Posted by Ken Edwards on Wednesday, December 9, 2009, In : writing 
I'm recovering from last night's reading in the desperate for love series curated by Alan Hay and friends at Komedia, Brighton. I had the pleasure of supporting Tom Raworth, one of the great presences in British poetry over the past few decades. He is a formidable performer as well as poet. I also enjoyed hearing the third poet on the night, Rowena Easton.

Equally amazing to me was the audience - young, engaged, and, unusually in my experience, about 90% unknown to me. I guess there were aroun...
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Ken Edwards This blog is written by Ken Edwards, co-founder and editor/publisher of Reality Street, and it's mainly about the press. Ken's personal blog can now be found at http://www.kenedwards.eu/