[176pp., ISBN 0-9530674-0-8. £6.95]
Cluysenaar, Rereading Henry Vaughans Distraction
Crane, The Poetry and the Alchemy of Poetry in the Work of
Thomas and Henry Vaughan
Earle, At the Mirror of Catherine Vaughan
Hartill, Healing Wings: Henry Vaughan & the
Poetics of Reading
Killick, The Riderless Horse: The Poetry of Vernon
Llewellyn-Williams, As Above, So Below: Reflections
of the Hermetic Philosophy
Pursglove, Henry Vaughan and the Energies of Rhyme
Roberts, Associations and Confrontations: Observations on
Alchemy and Science in the 17th Century
W. Thomas, The Poisoned Grove
S. Thomas, The Flesh Made Wood
Wickramasinghe, The Birth of a Cosmic World View
Barnie, Problem; Trouble; By Arrangement
Bidgood, Cwm Pennant
P. Clancy, Screens; Down Under
Curtis, Poem XVII from The Arches
Fisher, The Thicket
Hilton, The Room That Turned
Hool, Untying the Knot of Gravity; The Knot and
Jenkins, Observatory; Atom I; Atom
Lewis, Melangell Variations
Minhinnick, Roadkill Blues
Morton, Thomas Beside the Vaporous Usk
Powell Ward, Eros
Sampson, Poems from de Salmone
Simpson, Henry Vaughan Visits His Grandfather at Tretower
Stainer, Karumi; Epiphany in Umbria
Street, Above Newton Farm
Taplin, Reprinted from the The Transactions of the Worlds
End & District Field Club; The August Thorn
Torrance, December Meditation
Wickramasinghe, Speech; Monsoon; The
Moules, Ocean; Domestic
Issue 1 features illustrations by Janet Walters (inc.
cover art) and John Digby.
BARNIEs latest books are Heroes (Gomer, 1996),
a collection of poems, No Hiding Place (University of Wales
Press, 1996), and The Wine Bird (Gomer, 1998).
BIDGOODs most recent collection is The Fluent Moment
(published by Seren, 1996). Another collection is in progress. She
lives in Powys.
CLUYSENAAR lives in Gwent and teaches at Cardiff University.
Timeslips, New and Selected Poems, appeared from Carcanet
(1997). She recently received an Arts Council bursary to write about
the life of Alfred Russell Wallace and issues in natural history.
P. CLANCY is an American poet and translator who now lives
in Aberystwyth. His new collection, Ordinary Time, was published
CRANE is a research fellow in the Department of English at
the University of Wales, Lampeter.
CURTIS is Professor of Poetry at the University of Glamorgan.
The Arches, a collection of poems, with collages by John
Digby, appeared from Seren in 1998.
DIGBY is a Londoner based in Long Island NY. He exhibits
internationally. His collages appeared with Tony Curtiss poems
in The Arches (1998).
EARLE is the author of five books of poetry. The latest is
The Sun in the West (Seren). She was born in 1909 and lives
FISHER: Winner of Cardiff International Poetry Competition.
Has published two collections Immrama (1988), The Unexplored
Ocean (1994), published by Seren.
HARTILL: Poet and co-founder of the Poetry in Healing Project,
set up to promote the use of writing in therapeutic contexts. He
taught at Nankai University, 19856, where he met his collaborator
Fu-Sheng Wu. Their Songs of My Heart, translations from the
taoist poet Ruan Ji, appeared from Wellsweep in 1998.
JENKINSs poetry can be heard on a recently released
audio cassette, Remember Tomorrow (Gomer). His latest collection
of his work, Ambush, appeared in 1998 (Gomer).
KILLICK is a poet and critic, and in recent years has been
working on a writing project with people with dementia.
LLEWELLYN-WILLIAMS teaches on the Creative Writing Programme
at Cardiff University. Her most recent collection is Animaculture
(Seren, 1997). She has been awarded an Arts Council bursary to work
on the I-Ching poems.
LEWIS has published three collections of poems, two in Welsh,
one in English, Parables and Faxes won the Aldeborough Poetry
Festival First Collection Prize. It and Cyfrif Un ac Un y Dri
were shortlisted for the Welsh Arts Council Book of the Year.
MINHINNICKs Selected Poems appears from Carcanet Press
in Autumn 1998. He is the new editor of Poetry Wales.
MOULES: some of her poems will appear in Thoughts Like An
Ocean, Pont Books. She lives in Lampeter.
MORTON: born Abergavenny, 1936. Now lives near Brecon and
is busy reading alchemy. Runs creative writing groups for the Acorn
PURSGLOVE, Senior Lecturer, University of Swansea and editor
of The Swansea Review, has written many books and articles
on English poetry from the 17th century to the present day.
ROBERTS is a semi-retired pharmacist living in Hale, Cheshire.
Born Tryefynnon, Flintshire. Educated at John Bright School, Llandudno.
Interests include history of pharmacy.
SAMPSONs awards include the Newdigate Prize and Southern
Arts Writers Award Her first collection was Picassos
SCHWENK is convenor of Creative Writing at Cardiff University.
SIMPSON has published two poetry collections, East Anglian
Wordscapes (Rockingham Press) and Rain from A Clear Blue
STAINER lives on one of the Orkney Islands. Her last collection,
The Wound-dressers Dream, was shortlisted for the Whitbread
STREET: writer and broadcaster Senior Lecturer in Media Arts,
Bournemouth University. Prose includes The Wreck of the Deutschland
and The Dymock Poets. Plays include Honest John (Central
TV Drama Award, 1993). Five collections of poems.
TAPLINs last publication is For People With Bodies
(Flarestack 1997), available from Redditch Library, and first book,
The English Path, is due to reappear, with a new chapter
on the last twenty years, from McCarthy and Bassett in 2000.
THOMAS teaches English and Renaissance Literature at Cardiff
University. He is particularly inter-ested in Court culture and
the impact of the Civil War on poetry.
S. THOMAS: born 1913. Retired Vicar of Aberdaron. Books in
Welsh and English.
TORRANCE, resident in Wales since 1970, writes books of The
Magic Door series, teaches Creative Writing, and runs Poetheat
with Chris Vine.
WALTERS: born Canada 1944. Educated London and Newcastle
upon Tyne University. Fine Art Degree. Member of Art 2000. Now teaches
and paints in South Wales.
POWELL WARDs poetry includes The Clearing (1984,
Welsh Arts Council Prize), A Certain Marvellous Thing (1993)
and Genesis (1996). He holds an Honorary Research Fellowship,
University of Swansea.
WICKRAMASINGHE, currently Professor of Applied Mathematics
and Astronomy in Cardiff University, is internationally renowned
for his pioneering work on the nature of interstellar dust and the
cosmic origins of life.
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