To read the latest issue, click 'Issues by year' in the menu above

Search poets

. . . ubiquitous light verse competition winner and former poet in residence at the New Statesman, your admiring Editor (M.P.) has long been sticking pins into a wax model of this side of his track record - but without much success so far. On a rather different, though still welcomely accessible plane, his collection Impossible Objects, published by Cinnamon Press, was short listed for the Forward Poetry Prize (Best First Collection category, 2006).

Find him at: and do not miss his Weekly Poem at: