Edition 16

And his open mouth is an olive grove
by Sarah James/Leavesley

S.A. Leavesley is a poet, fiction writer, journalist and photographer who loves mixing genres and media. Latest poetry publications include How to Grow Matches (Against The Grain Press) and plenty-fish (Nine Arches Press). Website: www.sarah-james.co.uk.

Three Dancepoems
By Elini Cay

Eleni Cay is a Slovakian-born poet living in the UK. Her most recent poems were published by Eyewear Press in December 2017 and appeared in Atticus Review, Glasgow Review of Books, Poetry Ireland Review, Acumen and Envoi. Eleni’s award-winning collection of Slovak poems ‘A Butterfly’s Trembling in the Digital Age’ was translated by John Minahane and published by Parthian Books. Eleni is known for her filmpoems, dancepoems and multimedia poetry, which have been screened at international festivals and featured on Button Poetry. She has been invited to read her poetry at the Harvard University, International Ars Poetica Festival, Frankfurt Book Fair, Villa Trebitsch in Vienna, Blackwell’s in Manchester, Poetry Cafe in London and many other beautiful venues.

The Book of Hours: Deborah Harvey reviews the book

Deborah Harvey is a poet and novelist. Her three poetry collections, Communion (2011), Map Reading for Beginners (2014), and Breadcrumbs (2016), are published by Indigo Dreams, while her historical novel, Dart, appeared under their Tamar Books imprint in 2013.  Her fourth collection, The Shadow Factory, will be published in 2019.

A love Letter to My Best Friend
By Andrew Warner

On the Number 73 in Bristol
By Stephen Lightbrown

Stephen Lightbown was born in Blackburn, but now lives in Bristol. Stephen experienced a life changing accident when 16 and now writes about his experiences as a wheelchair user.  He can be found on most social media channels via @spokeandpencil and in 2019 Stephen’s first poetry collection, Only Air, will be published.