The Longbarrow Blog was set up to create a focus for new essays, articles, reviews and other writings by editor Brian Lewis, Longbarrow Press poets, and other contributors. Click here to read Angelina Ayers on Sylvia Plath, Matthew Clegg’s reappraisal of poet Josephine Dickinson, Mark Goodwin’s manifesto for ethical editing, Chris Jones on place names and imaginative pilgrimages, Brian Lewis’s essay on the ‘dead letters’ of W S Graham, Alistair Noon’s report on the 21st century demo, and more. A full index of blog posts appears here. An index of interviews with Longbarrow Press poets appears here.
Further essays by (and on) Longbarrow Press poets can be found below (some essays are downloadable as Word docs and PDFs; other links will redirect to external sites).
West North East:
Matthew Clegg on ‘The A-bomb of adrenaline’, ‘Ground Sense’, ‘A Fugue of Voices’, ‘In search of ‘dynamic design’ in West North East‘ and ‘Edgelands’
(five essays on the West North East microsite, 2009-2013); ‘Rods, Lines and Digital Media’ (an essay and short film on the OCA blog, 2014)
Flights and Traverses:
Rob Hindle on his poems for the Longbarrow Press anthology The Footing
(four essays on The Footing microsite, 2010-2013)
The Idea of Translocality on Krymská:
Alistair Noon (presented at the Prague Microfest, 14 May 2011)