The latest Poetry Wales, 45.3 (Winter 2009-10) is out now!
In this issue we bring you the second part of Nerys Williams' investigations into the long poem, in which she looks at Robert Minhinnick, John James and Gwyneth Lewis. Carol Watts describes her poetic experiments with mathematics, harmonics and sheep farming, while Robert Minhinnick reports on poetry in the Middle East and the challenges of translation in a conflict zone.
Poems by Paul Henry, Sheenagh Pugh, John Powell Ward, Daljit Nagra, Simon Perril, Jim Goar, Mark Goodwin, David Kennedy, Steven Waling, Ioana Nicolaie, Kate Potts and many more.
And reviews of Wendy Mulford, Basil Bunting, Hywel Griffiths, Dannie Abse, Joseph Clancy, Will Stone, Paul Batchelor, Carrie Etter, Claire Crowther, Will Rowe, Gillian Clarke and Sheenagh Pugh.
In other news, our dedicated website will be live very soon, at www.poetrywales.co.uk. You'll be able to read about (and buy) the latest issue as well as back issues from our archive, subscribe online, and much more – including details of the returning Purple Moose Poetry Prize in 2010.