E.P Jenkins: Arachne

E.P Jenkins E.P is a poet and artist based in Kent, a recent graduate of Royal Holloway’s Poetic Practice MA and a founding member of the Crested Tit Collective. E.P’s work can be found in Streetcake Magazine, the anthology Harpies (2018), Rewilding: An Ecopoetic Anthology (2020) and her debut collection Rituals will be published with Broken Sleep Books (2022). She is aContinue reading “E.P Jenkins: Arachne”

Cultural Memory and/as Collaboration: Saskia McCracken

A Review of Second Memory by Pratyusha and Alycia Pirmohamed Saskia McCracken is a writer and editorial advisor at Osmosis Press. She is completing her doctoral research, on Virginia Woolf’s Darwinian animal tropes, at the University of Glasgow. She is interested in environmental and generically unstable writing. Saskia’s debut pamphlet, Imperative Utopia, is published byContinue reading “Cultural Memory and/as Collaboration: Saskia McCracken”

Aaron Kent: Hibernation Guide

Father, I had a dream, you dug eight holes, added children and funeral lamps for Bird  music. A narration lasted   an orchestral score through an award season. Changes  in nature were determined  by developers of air   conditioning systems: the dead  were trapped in the snow.  We had no choice but to wait-and-be-great fathers.  I’ve always known the Snow Lazarus’  sanctum as its sadness: light sources  inContinue reading “Aaron Kent: Hibernation Guide”

Edwin Evans-Thirlwell: How to impose a solar system

You are reading this in light that leftpermanently a voyage along the rending line.Put this exhibition to one side:the concept is an intimate cadaver,suncracked, baffling to staffgiven that it seemed the sidewalk to nowhere.The human brain is tantamount,of solwy lustre and it leads to proceed in a waythat is comfortable, theeuish, suttle, eloquent –inviting ownerContinue reading “Edwin Evans-Thirlwell: How to impose a solar system”

James Knight: la mer

James Knight James Knight is an experimental poet and digital artist. His books include Void Voices (Hesterglock Press), Self Portrait by Night (Sampson Low), Chimera (Penteract Press) and Machine (Trickhouse Press). He edits Steel Incisors, a new press devoted to visual poetry. Website: thebirdking.com. Twitter: twitter.com/badbadpoet

Sarah-Clare Conlon: Daily Permissible Exercises In Style: N = N

after Georges Perec & Raymond Queneau Five Foreword fly over in contents. It is an overcast first pages of Exercises, second Style of Queneau. A plan lands on the order. A black and white complexity passes, accompanied by its expert: a figures wearing a woolly range, scrolling his figures figures. Figures of speech in aContinue reading “Sarah-Clare Conlon: Daily Permissible Exercises In Style: N = N”

JD Howse: Extract from ‘Sodomical Practices’

JD Howse JD Howse works across poetry, film, and collage with a particular interest in form and structure. His work thematically deals with hauntology and media, often in tandem with gay history and neurodivergance. He has a BA in English and MA in Creative Writing from Royal Holloway, University of London and works in print production. HisContinue reading “JD Howse: Extract from ‘Sodomical Practices’”

‘I don’t want to talk/ about our species’: Saskia McCracken

A Review of Anna Selby’s Field Notes Saskia McCracken is a writer and editorial advisor at Osmosis Press. She is completing her doctoral research, on Virginia Woolf’s Darwinian animal tropes, at the University of Glasgow. She is interested in environmental and generically unstable writing. Saskia’s debut pamphlet, Imperative Utopia, is forthcoming (-algia press) and sheContinue reading “‘I don’t want to talk/ about our species’: Saskia McCracken”

Lisa Alletson: Hike with my Sister

In the Drakensberg mountains–ancient Zulu battlegrounds,we return to hike our childhood trails. Sweating in the African sun,we clamber boulderslaughing at circling vultures, careful to avoid the blood-redblooms of sharp spiral aloesdotting our path. We pass the cliffsidewhere you once insistedon waiting with mein a storm, terrifiedwhile Mom and Dadclimbed to the summit. Pausing at aContinue reading “Lisa Alletson: Hike with my Sister”