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acumen is published three times a year (January, May and September), A5 perfect bound, with at least 120pp per issue.
Details of the contents are, as usual, available below.
two of the poets who will be at this year's Torbay Poetry Festival.
Two different looks at wedded bliss ... ?
who passed away last Sunday, 28th September. He was the first subscriber
to the magazine as well as the first contributor. Ever since, he was
a supporter and friend of the magazine, its events and
the Torbay Poetry Festival.
He was also a personal friend, admired for his generous spirit and warmth
of companionship. He will be much missed by us all.
The programme is out for this year's Torbay Poetry Festival
see www.torbaypoetryfestival.co.uk for a list of events and to buy tickets on-line.
Tickets still available for most events, including ROGER MAcGOUGH.
TICKETS SELLING FAST ESPECIALLY FOR THE POPULAR EVENTS. SORRY ALL WORKSHOPS ARE BOOKED UP.
More details on the 'Events' side button.
Photograph of John Whitworth, June English and William Oxley at Canterbury reading.
DETAILS OF HOW TO SUBMIT ON LINE: send to firstname.lastname@example.org and details are on the submissions page (see side bar). Please check number and frequency of submissions.
Contents of Acumen 80, September 2014
Poems: Louise Green, Neil Wenborn, Alison Brackenbury, maxine Linnell, Jacci Garside, Srinjay Chakravarti, Brian Gourley, Kathy Gee, Shanta Acharya, Andrew McDiarmid, Alan Galante, Jennifer McGowan, John Miles.
Interview − with Christopher North.
Poems: Christopher North, Jonathan Steffen, Pat Borthwick, Stephen C. Middleton, Owen Gallagher, Nick Burbridge, Jilly Funnell, Jethro Dykes, Helen Ashley.
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