Tribute

'Littoral Truth: Peter Porter (1929-2010)' by Peter Steele

Peter Steele

In an essay on the poetry of George Crabbe, Peter Porter wrote, ‘It is a great pleasure to me, a man for the littoral any day, to read Crabbe’s description of the East Anglian coast.’ Happily, there is by now a substantial and various array of writings about Porter’s work, and I would like simply to add that his being, metaphorically, ‘a man for the littor ... More

The irreplaceable: A tribute to John Clarke (1948–2017) by Morag Fraser

Morag Fraser

Years ago, when I was editing a magazine, John Clarke would occasionally ring, sometimes to discuss what might have been called business, but, more often, just out of the blue ...

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