Poets in Print

Why not checkout the work of all those OUPS poets who have succeeded in having their poems published this year? Congratulations to them all and thanks to every member who contributes comments on work in progress in our workshop magazine. They do so much to support the development of our poets.

You can also find our members’ work in our annual anthology, Openings and referenced on the “Collections by OUPS Poets” page.

Jane Avery

“The colour of grief” in WWI, Motherhood and Grief, Black Pear Press, 2019; “Magic” in Wishing You Were There, Hedgehog Poetry Press, September 2020; “Duty Calls”, “And Yet” and “Mine” in Impspired #7, September 2020.

Barbara Cumbers

“Voice” in Dream Catcher 35; “Small” in Brittle Star 40; “Response to an unanswered prayer” in Acumen 88; “Keen of Hamar” in Envoi 176: “Canvassing in a safe Tory seat” in Poems for Jeremy Corbyn; “Post human” in Acumen 96, January 2020; “Rails” in 14 Series 2 Issue 1, July 2020.

Kathy Finney

“My Last Afternoon with Grandma A” in A3 Review, 13, October 2020; “Sandgrown” in Place in Poetry: Mapping the Nation in Verse, One World Publications, October 2020.

Julie Anne Gilligan

“Observations on the Nature of the Rose” in Ninemusespoetry, February 2019; “The Artist speaks across millennia” in Ninemusespoetry, March 2019 special challenge; “Catching Stars, a storm on the Nile” in Friends of the Mississippi ‘Write to the River’ World Rivers Edition, Autumn 2019; “Gull’s Eye View”, “Relativity”, “Acclimatised”, “Passing Places”, “The Potter’s Bowl’’ and “Cormorant” translated by Mariana Zavati Gardner in Banchetul and ProSaeculum (Romanian literary magazines), Winter 2019/2020.

Adrian Green

‘Getting Lost on Motorways’ and ‘Curriculum Vitae’ in Southen Poetry, 2019; ‘All Bluesin Acumen 96; ‘Sir IDS’ in The Morning Star, 30/02/2020.

Jenny Hamlett

“On Silence and Sound” in South 59, April 2019; “The WI Talk” in Reach 247, April 2019; “On the Sussex Downland” in Artemis, Issue 21, May 2019; “Climbing Whin Hill” in Reach 249, June 2019; “Seascape” in Reach 251, August 2019; “The New Winter” in South, Autumn 2019; “Lady of Happiness” in Dawntreader 48, Autumn 2019; “Care Home” in Reach 252, September 2019; “When this is Over” in Artemis 23, November 2019.

Alice Harrison

“What a Farce”, Orbis 188; “Proof of Existence” and “Eclipsed 1999”, Frogmore Papers 94; “Lost”, Obsessed with Pipework 88.

Nigel Kent

“Juliet in the Hijab” in Acumen 93, January 2019; Thinking you Home, A Poetry Conversation with Sarah Thomson, July 2019, Hedgehog Poetry Press; “Fruitless“, in Planet in Peril, August 2019, Fly on The Wall Poetry Press; “Nighthawks” in What the Peacock Replied, September 2019, Dempsey and Windle; his collection, Saudade, October 2019, Hedgehog Poetry Press; ‘The Cleansing’ in What the Moon was Told, March 2020, Dempsey and Windle; “As good as his words”, The Blue Nib website, June 2020; pamphlet Psychopathogen, July 2020, Hedgehog Poetry Press; “Miracle Required”, HCE website, July 2020; “Pencil Boys” in http://www.poetrynonstop.com, August 2020; “Shifting Sands” in Wishing You Were There, Hedgehog Poetry Press, September, 2020; “Compulsion”, “Lockdown dreams” and “After the all clear” in Impspired 3, October 2020.

Jim Lindop

“Cedar” in Dawntreader 50, April 2020.

Jacob Lund

“Mute Epiphany” and “Monody” in N2 Poetry, Issue 7, January 2019; “The Territorial” and “Views along the English Coast” in Bollocks to Brexit, An Anthology of Poetry and Short Fiction, Civic Leicester, June 2019; “Us”, “On the Up”, “The Territorial”, and “Views Along the English Coast” in Use of English, Summer 2020.

Vicki Morley

“Persian Rug” in South 59, April 2019; “Fudo in the British Museum” in the Canterbury Festival Poetry Anthology 2019; “Weather Gods”, Ink, Sweat and Tears website, December 2019.

Nigel Pearce

The Origins of Proletarian Poetics, March 2019, Book Printing UK; Completely Fragmented, April 2019, Chipmonkapublishing.

Sue Spiers

“Olfactory” and “How to Truly Listen” in Obsessed with Pipework, May 2020; “A Letter” in South 61, May 2020; “Cirque Berserk” and “Steampunk Love” in Obsessed with Pipework 89, February/March, 2020; “When I Became a Rhino” on Ink, Sweat and Tears website, February 2010; “Sunday Morning Bathing” on Atrium website, February 2020; “Time Relaxes at the Beach” and “Camisa des Venus” in Stand Magazine, January 2020; “Plague: A Season of Senryu”, September 2020.

Polly Stretton

“The Journey” in Changelings and Fairy Rings: An Anthology of Nature Spirits & Elemental Creatures, June 2019, Three Drops Press; “Acid Velvet” and “Six-foot-four Sunflower” in Pressed Flowers, October 2019, Black Pear Press; “Echoes of Bells” and “Raw” in the Poetry of Worcestershire Anthology, November 2019, Offa’s Press; “The Alchemy of 42”, Black Pear Press, August 2020.

Kate Young

“Inside a War Torn Chair” in Ninemusespoetry, May 2019; “Cirque Du Soleil” in Ekphrastic Review, June 2019; “Blade of Grass” in Ninemusespoetry, June 2019; “Written in Oil” in Ekphrastic Review July 2019; “Display Case in Red” in Ninemusespoetry, July 2019; “Waiting to be Astonished” in Ninemusespoetry, August 2019; “Nightjar” in Ekphrastic Review in September 2019; “Brother in Art” in Ninemusespoetry, September 2019; “Ready to Fall” in Ninemusespoetry, October 2019; “Firefly in the Doorway” in Ekphrastic Review, December 2019; “December” in the 2020 Calendar, Hedgehog Poetry Press; “Dreamboat” in Ekphrastic Review, January 2020; “Forbidden Love” in Ninemusespoetry, January 2020; “When Apathy Comes” in Ninemusespoetry, February 2020; “Silent Soundtrack” in Ekphrastic Review in March 2020; “No Ordinary Apothecary in Words for the Wild, March 2020; “Shades of Summer” in Words for the Wild, October 2020.