Friday, July 21, 2006

Kevin Higgins, the boy with another review

My review of Kevin Higgins’ collection The Boy with No Face has been published in the current edition of the Irish literary magazine The Black Mountain Review. (The online version of the review appears on the site of the book’s publisher, Salmon Poetry.)

Higgins and I have an association, having co-founded and, for the first four issues, co-edited The Burning Bush literary magazine. Given that, and our history after, my review of Kevin’s book can only be subjective. Hopefully it is an interesting read, as is the book itself.

4 comments:

Che Elias said...

Hey i am would actually like to read it can you post it here....
Just to see considering i know what's up...

Mike Begnal said...

Che-- Just click on the link to read the review. It's the active link on the word 'review', the second word into the post... Mike

Liammac said...
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Liammac said...

Mike's reviews are always spot on. It's always --I think-- better to maintain allegiance to Art than a political system. Art never errs in judgement. Shakespeare --by all accounts-- was a money obsessed Cappy bastard --but a great poet. Kevin Higgins is , indeed , a fine poet. His wife might be that old hag , Marxism , but his mistress is Art.