Introducing the poets of The Complete Works III

…though having written that headline I’m suddenly stuck by the notion that the word ‘introducing’ is redundant, so much noise are this latest cohort of The Complete Works making, both in the UK and on shores farther away. But on the off-chance that you are unfamiliar with their work, I’m delighted that we’ll be sharing some of their poems with you on Fridays over the … Continue reading Introducing the poets of The Complete Works III

Guest Editor at And Other Poems

I’m excited to announce that, during the next open submissions window (May 13 – May 15), And Other Poems is going to be co-edited by Rishi Dastidar a widely published poet whose debut collection Ticker Tape is forthcoming from Nine Arches Press in 2017. Rishi is a member of Malika’s Poetry Kitchen, a fellow of The Complete Works, a consulting editor at The Rialto and … Continue reading Guest Editor at And Other Poems

Poems in translation at And Other Poems

Poems in Translation from the archives which you might enjoy.   Alvin Pang – (untitled haiku in Chinese and English) and other poems   ‘Monsoon’ by Andrew F Giles after Neruda   ‘Ghazal’ after Agha Shahid Ali by Aviva Dautch   Federico García Lorca – Ian Duhig – Carlos López Beltrán & Pedro Serrano – an adventure in translation! Spanish – English – Spanish   … Continue reading Poems in translation at And Other Poems

Poems by Women Poets of Colour at And Other Poems

New work will be posted to this site in 2015. In the meantime, here is some work from the archives for you to enjoy (with thanks to Up the Staircase for inspiring this post): Amali Rodrigo Chimera Lay Cristina Navazo-Eguía Newton Hannah Lowe Jennifer Wong Karen McCarthy Woolf Lamorna Elmer Lizzy Dijeh Mona Arshi Moniza Alvi Rowyda Amin Theresa Muñoz Continue reading Poems by Women Poets of Colour at And Other Poems

Keep reading the poems.

Dear Readers I’m taking a short break from posting new poems – I’ll be back in June. You’ll still see #AndOtherPoems tweets and posts on Facebook as I share some of the poems from the archive.  Please continue to read and share the fantastic work collected on this site.  Submissions remain open.  Thanks for reading, sharing and submitting to And Other Poems. Best wishes, Josephine   Continue reading Keep reading the poems.