Oh, Canada!

One of the great perks of being a freelance creative writing teacher is that I get to read a load of books of poetry and claim that it’s work. And one of my favourite targets for this is (or possibly are – grammar?) the annual poetry anthology. I love anthologies. Especially this sort, which limit selection to …

October Bouquets

One of the (many) things I love about October is that it is the month when the annual anthologies start appearing. I have in my hands the latest Best American Poetry; the NZPS anthology (Building a Time Machine) launch is just around the corner, and the latest Forward Book of Poetry is winging its way across …