Thursday, January 13, 2011

Review of Best Irish Poetry

My review of the Best of Irish Poetry 2010 (Southword Editions) now appears at Todd Swifts blog Eyewear. Books of this type are handy snapshots of the contemporary poetry of a time and place (country, region, etc.), but cant really pretend to be objective, can they? I mean, so much of it comes down to who’s editing the thing. So, what of the contemporary Irish poetry as seen here through the lens of editor Matthew Sweeney? You are just one click of a link away from finding out....

No comments: