Urgent notice

Subscriptions, book orders and general inquiries: If you have recently subscribed or renewed your subscription or placed any book order, please be aware that Fred, the administrator, has been in hospital for two weeks and continues to be very unwell in hospital.
It is hoped, however, that he will be back soon and he will deal with everything on his return.
We appreciate very much your patience.

Forthcoming issue of Agenda:  the double ‘New Generation Poets’ issue’, plus a debate on ‘Can you teach Creative Writing?’
Fred’s illness has had an impact on the timing of this so we are very sorry for the delay. The final proofs are with the editor now and we hope to be mailing this out in the first half of March.

Many thanks for all your support.

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Agenda is one of the best known and most highly respected poetry journals in the world, having been founded in 1959 by Ezra Pound and William Cookson.

It is edited by Patricia McCarthy, who co-edited the magazine with William Cookson for four years until his death in January 2003. She is continuing, as Seamus Heaney said, ‘to uphold the lofty standards of Agenda’.

"Agenda is one of the two literary periodicals in Britain. I admire it for its attentiveness to all kinds of contemporary poetry… and its consistent stress on the importance of poetry in translation from other languages." Thom Gunn

"Agenda, as the title insists, does several things that need to be done if literary culture is to stay in good shape. First of all, it stimulates and sponsors new poetry by poets whose writings and espousals have given the magazine its personality from the beginning. Agenda has a second important function which it discharges by doing work of critical advocacy for poets of marked or under-rated achievement, living and dead." Seamus Heaney

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Extras

Michael Spinks:

Poetry of the Cornish Clay Pits:

Clemo, Clay, Kent and Goodman

 

Latest Fun Poems

 

 

An essay on Brendan Kennelly by Patricia McCarthy

published in The London Magazine

 

Poem on the Olympics:

                    Phil Cohen: Toasting the 'twentytwelvers'

 

New poems by Anne Ryland and Belinda Cooke (with photo)

Colin Wilcockson:poem

'Through a Glass Darkly'

Sophie Hannah: Sisson's influence on her novel

Loveday Why, chosen Broadsheet poet, responds to Rory Waterman's review of Don Paterson's Rain in Fiftieth Anniversary issue of Agenda

Mario Petrucci: essay

MICHELANGELO  and  SHOSTAKOVICH

from  terribilità  to  terribilità

 

Young essayist who has another essay in the 50th Anniversary issue of Agenda:

N. Bryant Kirkland:

Warts and All

Martial’s Epigrams: A Selection

 

 

James Kirkup, born April 23, 1918, and died May 10, 2009:

2 unpublished translations

 

Eddie Linden remembers John Heath Stubbs

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