New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Marc Vincenz, Maurice Oliver, W. F. Lantry, Todd Swift and Dena Rash Guzman

Marc Vincenz and Maurice Oliver The June 2012 issue of Eyesocket Journal, a monthly e-zine featuring poetry and photography/artwork and edited by former Cha contributor Maurice Oliver, is now out! Featured in this issue are four poems by Marc Vincenz, “Moon Trees, a Mouldering”, “Black Skies”, “The Uh-Huh” and “Barcelona B a c k h a n d”. || See Marc Vincenz’s Cha profile.  || Maurice Oliver’s poetry was published in issue … Continue reading New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Marc Vincenz, Maurice Oliver, W. F. Lantry, Todd Swift and Dena Rash Guzman

Cursive Script Podcasts | Issue 1: Given That the British Like Sex – Todd Swift

Todd Swift is amongst the writers featured in the “Given That the British Like Sex” issue of Cursive Script Podcasts. Listen to this programme here and here.  – Todd Swift’s poems were published in issue #2, issue #3 and issue #11 of Cha. – Continue reading Cursive Script Podcasts | Issue 1: Given That the British Like Sex – Todd Swift

Cha contributors in Horizon Review

– The sixth issue of Salt’s Horizon Review is now live and four Cha contributors have new works in it. Read W.F. Lantry’s “Periplus”, Alistair Noon’s “From Earth Records”, Todd Swift’s “Hunting Party” and “Old Master” and Wena Poon’s “Sanjay Patel of Palo Alto California”.  – W.F. Lantry’s poetry was published in Issue #12 and Issue #14 of Cha.  Alistair Noon’s poetry and creative non-fiction were published in issue #2 of Cha. His … Continue reading Cha contributors in Horizon Review

Todd Swift’s Experimental Sex Hospital

Todd Swift‘s Experimental Sex Hospital (download the book for free here) is the ebook sequel to his critically acclaimed, Mainstream Love Hotel. Shadowing that previous work, the poems here deepen and lengthen the poet’s exploration of desire and devotion, and, aesthetically, the tension between innovation and tradition in contemporary poetic styles. As in all Swift’s work, musicality, sense of form, and wordplay fuse with elevated … Continue reading Todd Swift’s Experimental Sex Hospital

Todd Swift’s Seaway: New and Selected Poems reviewed 2

Todd Swift’s Seaway: New and Selected Poems, published by Salmon Poetry, is reviewed by Catherine Woodward inOsprey, a Scottish online literary journal. A review of the collection by Kate Rogers is also available in the August 2009 issue of Cha. The most recent Cha editorial is a response to three lines from Todd’s poem “Kanada Post”, collected in Seaway. Todd Swift’s poetry has been published … Continue reading Todd Swift’s Seaway: New and Selected Poems reviewed 2

Todd Swift’s Seaway: New and Selected Poems reviewed

Todd Swift’s Seaway: New and Selected Poems is reviewed by Tom Phillips in Northern Poetry Review. Read the review here. A review of the collection by Kate Rogers is also available in the August 2009 issue of Cha. The most recent Cha editorial is a response to three lines from Todd’s poem “Kanada Post”, collected in Seaway. Todd Swift’s poetry has been published inissue #2 … Continue reading Todd Swift’s Seaway: New and Selected Poems reviewed

Poetry Reading on Bastille Day in London

For those of you in the UK: The Oxfam Bookfest invites you to a poetry reading with UK, USA & Australian poets:Barbara BeckDavid CaddyJennifer K DickBrentley FrazerRufo QuintavalleGeorge VanceJonathan Wonham Introduced by Todd Swift AT: 7 pm, the 14th of July 2009Oxfam Books and Music 91 Marylebone High StreetLondon, W1. Baker street tube station +7-10 minute walk. http://www.oxfammarylebone.co.uk/ (Please note this is not Marylebone Road) … Continue reading Poetry Reading on Bastille Day in London

Poetry message from Todd Swift

Dear friends, Oxfam is very pleased to be able to celebrate excellence in British poetry by hosting an extraordinary evening of significant poets. For anyone who wishes to support 21st century poetry in Britain – and one of the best American journals open to British poetry – this is an event not to be missed. The Manhattan Review Launch in London-Hosted by Todd Swift Thursday, … Continue reading Poetry message from Todd Swift