Poems/prose

Some non-blog prose:

‘Form and Formality’, 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 SingularPoetry 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)

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from The Rialto 87