Tag Archives: The Black Herald

Poet Paul Stubbs: the primordial cry.

I’m reading The Black Herald #2 in preparation for a review. I wanted to share this quote by Paul Stubbs in his excellent introduction to the magazine (about which I will wax lyrical later) “… It must at all costs remain the brutal single-mindedness of the writer to endure and locate what Paul Celan described […]

Tomas Tranströmer wins the Nobel Prize for Literature 2011

I hadn’t read much of surrealist poet  Tomas Tranströmer until recently when a revived interest in Poetry (thank you Blandine Longre and Paul Stubs) had me engaging with my google search bar and my ‘great contemporary poets’  generic feed. I’m glad I read some, because he won the Nobel Prize for Literature today (anyone who […]