Poems/prose

Some non-blog prose:

Both absent and present‘, the TLS (February 2020)

Form and Formality: On Anthony Anaxagorou and Vidyan Ravinthiran‘, Poetry Review (Autumn 2019)

Afropean by Johny Pitts review‘, The Daily Telegraph (31 July 2019)

Whitman in Levi’s and bards in banks: poetry and advertising‘, Prospect (5 June 2019)

Eleven poets share their favourite political poems‘, Dazed (21 March 2019)

The Ethics of Perspective‘ Poetry London (February 2019)

Behind the poem: The White Jumper‘, Poetry Review (Winter 2018)

Best Book of 1921‘ Granta online (22 Dec 2018)

Mirror Cracked: The Two Souls of Machado de Assis‘, the TLS  (23 Oct 2018)

Review of Nuar Alsadir’s Fourth Person Singular, Poetry School (2017)

Sometimes I feel like an ampersand‘: on debut collections from Ocean Vuong and Kayo Chingonyi, Ambit (14 August 2017)

Some previously published poems:

from The White Jumper‘; The Poetry Review (Winter 2018)

The Seven Dreams of Richard Spencer‘: London Review of Books (27 September 2018)

Holy Man‘: Granta 143 (Spring 2018)

Air freshener’ and ‘I leave you at your work‘: The Scores (Issue 4)

SAY‘: The Poetry Review (Winter, 2017), shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem (listen to it here)

Bee Glue‘: Poem of the Week in The Guardian

8 poems (‘Alliance’, ‘Diyarbakır’, ‘Particulars’, ‘Remembering’, ‘Meadowsweet’, ‘From ‘The Ark’: III’, ‘Glass Case’) in Ambit 229

Fancy‘: Butcher’s Dog issue 9 (June 2017)

Anecdote’, ‘Squib’ and ‘Paradise Lost: Book IX‘: The Literateur (March 2017)

Halo 2‘ and ‘Justine‘: The Poetry Review (Winter, 2016)

Of All Those Pasts‘: The White Review (December, 2016; not viewable on phones/tablets)

5 poems after Edward Thomas: The Manchester Review (Issue 13)