In her latest volume, Jane Williams, winner of the Anne Elder Award and the D.J. O’Hearn Memorial Fellowship, continues to test the boundaries of what poetry can be rather than what many people assume it is.
Andrew Leggett’s second collection is stark, bare and unforgettable. In these interconnecting poems, by equal measure serious and darkly comic, the ugly is united with the beautiful to produce a unique aesthetic.
What Can Be Proven, and yet reading it is like returning to familiar things that we have forgotten. O’Flynn has an elevated poetic voice, but also the capacity for revealing familiar things in a strange new light.