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New poems from ACUMEN 82 posted 017.05.15.
Caroline Natzler, Margaret Wilmot and Martin Lyon will be reading these
poems and others, along with Ruth O'Callaghan who will be reading her
long sequence, also from Acumen 82, at the Lumen Centre.  See 'events'.


Issue 82 is about to be delivered and all UK subscribers should have their copies by the weekend.  Postage being what it is, hopefully other copies will arrive shortly afterwards   Thank you for all your poems which were originally in my short-list.  I just wishes I had infinite room to publish them all.

 Thank you to everyone who has let me know their copy has arrived.
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on the poetry, prose, reviews or anything else in the new issue!

Details of the contents  of Acumen 82 are available below. 
  

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Contents of Acumen 82, May 2015

Editorial

Poems: Lynne Hjelmgaard, Jane Clarke, Rosie Jackson, Caroline Natzler, Ann Piling,
                Alan Galante.

Interview − with Lynne Wycherley.

Poems:    Denise Bennett, Frances Galleymore, Ann Egan, Ann Mason, Danielle Hope,
                 Martin Lyon, Margaret Wilmot, 
Paul Stephenson.

Wordsworth -- still worth it – Roger Harvey.
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Poems:   Chris Waters, Kathleen M. Quinlan, Ruth O’Callaghan.
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Responses 
Poetry in Translation:   Zhu Jian (trans. by Yi Zhe), Virgil by Fred Beake),
                                        Nercedes Mebrián (by Terence Dooley), 
Heinrich Heine
                                        (by Thomas Land).
 
Poems: Philip Rush, Harry Guest, Lotte Kramer, Peter Dale, David H.W. Grubb,
                Roy Cameron, Jean Watkins, Danielle Hope, K.V. Skene, Nicola Warwick,
                Keith McFarlane, Lucinda Carey.
Frost and the Dark – Colin Bancroft.
Poems:   Elaine Feinstein, David Ishaya, William Roychowdhury, Alison Chisholm.
Creative Writing in the USA and the UK:  From Wales to Vermont –
                A personal Round Trip – Tony Curtis.

Reviews:  William Bedford, William Oxley, Edmund Prestwich, Fred Beake.

Poetry Comment 

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