I jumped at the chance to review The Captain’s Tower: Seventy Poets Celebrate Bob Dylan at Seventy (edited by Phil Bowen, Damian Furniss and David Woolley). Who wouldn’t? This anthology includes poems by Dylan’s American contemporaries including Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg; contributions from a British crowd including Armitage, McGough and Rumens as well as offerings from […]
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Moor Music and Zen Cymru

Dai George

PUBLISHED ON: 15/06/11


Moor Music by Mike Jenkins and Zen Cymru by Peter Finch, two volumes put out by Seren last year, share a lot in common. Both contain visions of dead i …

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Kathryn Gray on Canongate's cultural hub

PUBLISHED ON: 16/02/10


For those who’ve yet to discover the pleasures of Canongate’s ambitious, fun and eclectic cultural hub, Meet at the Gate, here’s a belated link. A tru …

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Borders on the Brink?

Kathryn Gray

PUBLISHED ON: 25/11/09


The bookshop Borders facing possible administration, the Guardian reports.

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