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Steve Evans

Steve Evans reviews ‘Necessary Evil’ by Craig Sherborne

August 2006, no. 283 01 August 2006
Craig sherborne is a poet, playwright and journalist. I remember being struck by the poetic quality of a delightful passage in his memoir, Hoi Polloi (2005), where he sketches a child’s view of flirtatious men chatting up younger women at the races: ‘The Members Bar. Race Five. Time of the day when men take women by the waist.’ Peter Craven commends that book as ‘scurrilous and unashamed ... (read more)

Steve Evans reviews 'Blast: Poetry and other critical writing' edited by Ann Nugent

July–August 2007, no. 293 01 August 2007
The production of literary magazines is a collaborative effort, and small ones tend to bring together people who are united in an enthusiasm that transcends financial aspiration. Translated, this means there is no money in it. The editorial notes for the rejuvenated Blast reveal what seems to be a family affair at work: the publisher–editor is Ann Nugent, and the person responsible for design an ... (read more)