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Shearsman 107 & 108 (April 2016)

Poetry by Liz Adams, Clark Allison, Annabel Banks, Joey Connolly, Susan Connolly, Makyla Curtis, Adam Day, Adam Flint, Harry Guest, Lucy Hamilton, juli Jana, Norman Jope, Linda Kemp, Kenny Knight, Clare Nashar, Alasdair Paterson, Simon Perchik, Sabiyha Rasheed, Yvonne Reddick, Peter Riley, David Rushmer, Alexandra Sashe, Matthew Stoppard & Alan Wall; plus translations of  Günter Eich (from German, by Ken Cockburn), Marie-Luise Kaschnitz (from German, by Harry Guest) and of Eduardo Moga (from Spanish, by Terence Dooley).Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

 

Cover of Shearsman magazine issue 107 and 108

Shearsman 105 & 106 (October 2015)

Poetry by Juana Adcock, Astrid Alben, Carmen Bugan, Claire Crowther, Ian Davidson, Mark Dickinson, Clayton Eshleman, Gerrie Fellows, Samir Guglani, Lucy Hamilton, Lee Harwood, Dorothy Lehane, David Miller, Helen Moore, Sabiyha Rasheed, Peter Riley, Jaime Robles, Ian Seed, Aidan Semmens, Lucy Sheerman, Donna Stonecipher, Janet Sutherland, Philip Terry, Helen Tookey, Elzbieta Wójcik-Leese, Amy Wright and Tamar Yoseloff, and translations of Philippe Jaccottet by Ian Brinton, Osip Mandelstam by Alistair Noon, Winétt de Rokha by J. Mark Smith and Marina Tsvetaeva by Angela Livingstone.

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Cover of Shearsman magazine issue 105 and 106

Shearsman 103 & 104 (April 2015)

Poetry by Tim Allen, sean burn, James Byrne, Michelle Cahill, Geraldine Clarkson, Martin Crucefix, Laura Elliott, Michael Farrell, Keri Finlayson, Kiran Millwood Hargrave, Tania Hershman, Sarah James, Rupert M Loydell, James McLaughlin, Kate Miller, Simon Perchik, John Phillips, Alexandra Sashe, Robert Sheppard, Zoë Skoulding, Simon Smith, Andrew Taylor & translations of María do Cebreiro (by Neil Anderson), Jordi Doce (by Lawrence Schimel), Esther Jansma (by Andrew Houwen), Olga Orozco (by Peter Boyle), Francis Ponge (by Ian Brinton) and Virgil (by David Hadbawnik).

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Cover of Shearsman magazine issue 103 and 104

Shearsman 101 & 102 (October 2014)

Poetry by Isobel Armstrong, Paula Bohince, Peter Boyle, M.T.C. Cronin, Anamaría Crowe Serrano, Ray DiPalma, Tim Dooley, Michael Farrell, Damian Furniss, Mark Goodwin, Anne Gorrick, Jeremy Hooker, juli Jana, Norman Jope, Kent MacCarter, Julie Maclean, Alasdair Paterson, Peter Robinson, Lucy Sheerman, Nathan Shepherdson, Scott Thurston, Cristina Viti, Heidi Williamson, Valerie R. Witte and translations of Ulrike Almut Sandig (by Karen Leeder) and María do Cebreiro (by Neil Anderson). Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Cover of Shearsman magazine issue 101 and 102

Shearsman 99 & 100 (April 2014)

Poetry by Gabrielle Alioth, Martin Anderson, James Bell, Linda Black, Rosie Breese, Geraldine Clarkson, Ken Cockburn & Alec Finlay, Claire Crowther, Makyla Curtis, Harry Guest, Gary Hotham, David Kennedy, Peter Larkin, Mary Leader, Yann Lovelock, Becka Mara McKay, Christopher Middleton, Helen Moore, Sonia Overall, Simon Perchik, Peter Riley, Alexandra Sashe, Hilda Sheehan & Elzbieta Wójciek-Leese, plus translations of Gastón Baquero by Peter Boyle, of Ivano Fermini by Ian Seed, and of Gonca Özmen by George Messo. Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Cover of Shearsman magazine issue 99 and 100

Shearsman 97 & 98 (October 2013)

Guest editor: Kelvin Corcoran. Poetry by Theodoros Chiotis and Sophie Mayer, Patricia Debney, Carrie Etter, Charlotte Faber, Kim Goldberg, Graham Hardie, Michael Haslam, Ralph Hawkins, Jeremy Hooker, Alex Houen, Peter Hughes, John James, Maria Jastrzebska, Kelly Malone, Marion McCready, Maureen McLane, George Messo, Alistair Noon, Kat Peddie, Marthe Reed, Denise Riley, Antony Rowland, Aidan Semmens, Lucy Sheerman, Simon Smith, Donna Stonecipher, Nathan Thompson, John Welch and Elzbieta Wójcik-Leese, plus translations of Gëzim Hajdari by Cristina Viti. Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Shearsman 95 & 96 (April 2013)

Poetry by Isobel Armstrong, Tom Bamford, Geraldine Clarkson, M.A. Coghill, Susan Connolly, Jen Crawford, Anamaría Crowe Serrano, Alison Fraser, Anne Gorrick, David Greenslade, Harry Guest, Ben Hickman, Lynne Hjelmgaard, Gary Hotham, Norman Jope, Nina Karacosta, John Latta, Maitreyabandhu, David Miller, Paul O'Prey, Sonia Overall, Simon Perril, Sam Sampson, Alexandra Sashe, Siriol Troup, Tamar Yoseloff plus translations of Sylvia Geist by Catherine Hales. Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Shearsman 93 & 94 (October 2012)

Poetry by Kate Ashton, Linda Black, Susie Campbell, Geraldine Clarkson, Claire Crowther, Mark Dickinson, Ray DiPalma, Mark Goodwin, Harry Guest, Charles Hadfield, Lucy Hamilton, Mary Leader, Edward Mackay, Julie Maclean, James Mclaughlin, John Mateer, Alice Miller, Sharon Morris, Sean Reynolds, Peter Robinson, Robert Saxton, Andrew Sclater, Ian Seed, Aidan Semmens, Simon Smith, Cristina Viti, Corey Wakeling and G.C. Waldrep, plus translations of Yves Bonnefoy by Ian Brinton & Michael Grant, of José Kozer by Peter Boyle and of Marina Tsvetaeva by Christopher Whyte. Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Shearsman 91 & 92 (April 2012)

Poetry by Amanda Ackerman, James Bell, Melissa Buckheit, Jen Campbell, Martyn Crucefix, Patricia Debney, Nikolai Duffy, Carrie Etter, Catherine Hales, Fiona Hile, Lynne Hjelmgaard, Gary Hotham, juli Jana, Paula Koneazny, Karen Lepri, Rob A. Mackenzie, Ian McEwen, James McLaughlin, James Midgley, Camilla Nelson, Jennie Osborne, Linda Russo, Sam Sampson, Alexandra Sashe, Nathan Shepherdson, Steven Toussaint, Robert Vas Dias, Steven Waling, Charles Wilkinson, Nicholas YB Wong, plus translations of Baudelaire by Jan Owen. Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Shearsman 89 & 90 (October 2011)

Poetry by Tim Allen, Linda Black, Andy Brown, Marianne Burton, Anthony Caleshu, Rachel Gippetti, Mark Goodwin, Gerard Greenway, Ross Hair, Lucy Hamilton, Brian Henry, Mary Leader, Rupert M. Loydell, James McLaughlin, George Messo, Tara Rebele, Elizabeth Robinson, Jaime Robles, Robert Saxton, Gavin Selerie, Zoë Skoulding, Steve Spence and Janet Sutherland; prose by Tom Lowenstein, David Miller and Johan de Wit; & translations of Yvan Goll by Nan Watkins, Chantal Maillard by Anamaría Crowe Serrano, Christine Marendon by Ken Cockburn and Hyam Yared by Richard Berengarten. Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Shearsman 87 & 88 (April 2011)

This 30th anniversary issue contains poetry by Sean Burn, Susan Connolly, Ray DiPalma, Gareth Durasow, Amy Evans, Anne Gorrick, Penny Harter, philip kuhn, John Mateer, Christopher Middleton, Toby Olson, Simon Perchik, Peter Robinson, Aidan Semmens, Nathaniel Tarn, Jon Thompson, Nathan Thompson, Rosmarie Waldrop and Alan Wall; prose by Martin Anderson; & translations of Juan Antonio González-Iglesias (by Curtis Bauer), of Paol Keineg (by Rosmarie Waldrop), and of Lisa Turcotte (by Andrea Moorhead). Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Shearsman 85 & 86 (October 2010)

Poetry by Astrid Alben, Linda Black, Melissa Buckheit, Claire Crowther, Michael Farrell, Clive Faust, Angela Gardner, Giles Goodland, Mark Goodwin, Lucy Hamilton, Peter Larkin, Mary Leader, Tom Lowenstein, Richard Owens, Frances Presley, Carlyle Reedy, Peter Riley, Ian Seed, Zoë Skouldin and, Janet Sutherland. Also translations of Tadeusz Dabrowski (by Antonia Lloyd-Jones), Osip Mandelstam (by Alistair Noon), Gonca Özmen (by George Messo) and a selection of Austrian Poets (by Donald Malcolm & Wolfgang Görtschacher). Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Shearsman 83 & 84 (April 2010)

Poetry by Kate Ashton, Paul Batchelor, James Bell, James Berger, Richard Berengarten, Peter Boyle, Marianne Burton, Susan Connolly, Martyn Crucefix, Carrie Etter, Janice Fixter, Kit Fryatt, Mónica Gomery, Ralph Hawkins, Rachel Lehrman, Rachel McCarthy, Valeria Melchioretto, Nathan Shepherdson, Tupa Snyder, Craig Watson, Tamar Yoseloff. Also: an essay by Douglas Messerli, plus translations of Swantje Lichtenstein (by Kevin Perryman), of Gertrud Kolmar (by phlip kuhn & ruth von zimmermann), of Jorge Palma (by Peter Boyle) and of Ziba Karbassi (by Stephen Watts, with the author). Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Shearsman 81 & 82 (October 2009)

Poetry by Isobel Armstrong, Linda Black, Chris Brownsword, Anamaría Crowe Serrano, Mark Dickinson, Ray DiPalma, Sally Flint, Damian Furniss, Mark Goodwin, David H W Grubb, Lucy Hamilton, Lee Harwood, Sarah Hopkins, Kenny Knight, Mary Leader, Richard Makin, Deborah Meadows, Christopher Middleton, Elizabeth Treadwell, George Ttoouli, JL Williams; & translations of Elsa Cross by Michael Smith & Luis Ingelmo, of Günter Eich by Siriol Troup, of Niels Hav by P. K. Brask & Patrick Friesen, and of Elsa Morante by Cristina Viti. Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Shearsman 79 & 80 (April 2009)

Poetry by Michael Ayres, K.C. Clapham, Kelvin Corcoran, Sarah-Anne Cox, Jen Crawford, Catherine Hales, Lynne Hjelmgaard, Norman Jope, Helen Lopez, Alasdair Paterson, Nick Potamitis, Anna Reckin, Peter Robinson, Robert Saxton, Steve Spence, Nathan Thompson, Stefan Tobler, Alan Wall, and Tony Williams. Translations of poetry by Melih Cevdet Anday & Özdemir Asaf by George Messo; Norbert Hummelt & Hendrik Jackson by Catherine Hales; Óscar Curieses by Valentino Gianuzzi; Antônio Moura by Stefan Tobler, & Edoardo Sanguineti by Ian Seed. Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Shearsman 77 & 78 (October 2008)

Poetry by Astrid Alben, James Bell, Linda Black, Susan Connolly, Claire Crowther, Carrie Etter, Gareth Farmer, Keri Finlayson, Janice Fixter, Mark Goodwin, Lucy Hamilton, Carolyn Hart, Sarah Howe, Jane Joritz-Nakagawa, Peter Larkin, Peter Makin, Christopher Middleton, Richard Owens, Matías Serra Bradford and Scott Thurston. Plus translations of Ilhan Berk and Birhan Keskin by George Messo; of Rita Dahl by the author; of F. van Dixhoorn by Astrid Alben, and of Daniel Muxica by Romina Freschi & Deborah Meadows. Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Shearsman 75 & 76 (April 2008)

Poetry by Susan Connolly, Peter Dent, Ray DiPalma, Anne Gorrick, David Greenslade, Harry Guest, Lee Harwood, Lynne Hjelmgaard, Tom Lowenstein, D.S. Marriott, Alasdair Paterson, Julie Sampson, Nathan Shepherdson, Robert Sheppard, C.K. Stead, Janet Sutherland, Nathaniel Tarn, Mark Terrill, Carolyn van Langenberg and Robert Vas Dias, plus translations of Elsa Cross and David Huerta by John Oliver Simon, of Dieter Gräf by Andrew Shields and of Leticia Luna by Toshiya Kamei. Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Shearsman 73 & 74 (October 2007)

Poetry by Susana Araújo, Paul Batchelor, Linda Black, Andy Brown, Claire Crowther, Carrie Etter, Patricia Farrell, Feargal Gaynor, Mark Goodwin, Catherine Hales, Ralph Hawkins, Luisa A. Igloria, David Kennedy, philip kuhn, Rachel Lehrman, Tony Lopez, Rupert M. Loydell, Jill Magi, Sophie Mayer, George Messo, Mary Michaels, Robert Saxton and Janet Sutherland. Plus translations of Anna Glazova by Anna Khasin, Anna Hoffmann & Gottfried Benn by Catherine Hales, David Huerta by Mark Schafer, and Romina Freschi by herself. Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Shearsman 71 & 72 (April 2007)

Poetry by C.J. Allen, James Bell, Peter Carpenter, Richard Deming, Nicole Devarenne, Tamara Fulcher, Lucy Hamilton, Peter Hughes, Maryrose Larkin, Simon Marsh, Chris McCabe, Kate Schmitt, Aidan Semmens, Tupa Snyder, Nathan Thompson, Carolyn van Langenberg. Plus prose by Dennis Barone and translations of Chus Pato by Erín Moure, Krisztina Tóth by Kevin Nolan, and Sara Uribe by Toshiya Kamei. Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Shearsman 69 & 70 (October 2006)

Poetry by Paul Batchelor, Linda Black, Richard Burns, Kelvin Corcoran, M.T.C. Cronin, Mark Goodwin, Anthony Hawley, Matthew Jarvis, rob mclennan, Valeria Melchioretto, Mary Michaels, John Phillips, Anna Reckin, Elizabeth Robinson, Peter Robinson, Geoffrey Squires, Sasha Steensen, Janet Sutherland. Plus translations of Pura López-Colomé by Jason Stumpf, and an essay on Roy Fisher by Peter Makin. Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Shearsman 67 & 68 (April 2006)

Poetry by Anne Blonstein, Tilla Brading, Richard Burns, C.P. Crowther, Carrie Etter, Devin Johnston, philip kuhn, John Levy, Peter Makin, Deborah Meadows, Christopher Middleton, David Miller, Gregory O'Brien, Sam Sampson, Robert Saxton, Robert Sheppard, Zoë Skoulding, Sandra Tappenden, Carolyn van Langenberg. Plus translations of Constantin Abaluta by Gregory O'Brien & Jan Mysjkin, Rolf-Dieter Brinkmann by Harry Guest, Rolf Haufs by Harry Guest, & Yu Xuanji by Estill Pollock. Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Shearsman 65 & 66 (October 2005)

Poetry by Arlene Ang, Louis Armand, Isobel Armstrong, James Bell, David Berridge, Chris Brownsword, Anamaría Crowe Serrano, Carrie Etter, Harry Guest, Chris McCabe, Anna Moschovakis, Edward Mycue, Simon Perril, Rochaelle Ratner, Rob Stanton, Scott Thurston, Elizabeth Treadwell, Carolyn van Langenberg and Craig Watson. Plus translations of Ilhan Berk by George Messo, José Kozer by Mark Weiss, César Vallejo by Michael Smith & Valentino Gianuzzi and Boris Poplavsky by Belinda Cooke & Richard McKane. Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.

Shearsman 63 & 64 (April 2005)

Poetry by Giles Goodland, Gad Hollander, Philip Jenkins, Gordon Kennedy, Sarah Law, Rupert M. Loydell, Frances Presley, Sam Sampson, Lisa Samuels, Robert Saxton, John Seed and Spencer Selby. Plus translations of Gastón Baquero by Mark Weiss, Alberto Blanco by Joan Lindgren and Anja Utler by Tony Frazer. Download a PDF sampler from this issue here.