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Welcome to Stride magazine! A gathering of new poetry, prose poems, articles and reviews (or whatever takes our fancy), Stride is regularly updated with new contributions. Enjoy your visit.
Rupert Loydell, Editor

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RUPERT LOYDELL is the author and editor of many books. You can read about his Shearsman titles here and about his Tower of Babel artist's book-in-a-box here.

Current Articles

SIX KINDS OF QUIET
David Grubb is painting angels

FRACTURED IMAGES FLOAT FREE
Peter Gillies reviews Steve Spence

HOOKS IN CASE OF TREES
Peter Larkin's populations of attachment

INFORMATION DRENCHED ANXIETY

Paul Sutton interviews Rupert Loydell

THE SMOKE OF OLD HOPE

new poems by Donna Pucciani

PAPER AEROPLANES
Simon Armitage and Martin Stannard take flight

THE LAST WORD IS GOLD
Charlie Baylis is in San Francisco

PAINTING OURSELVES IN CORNERS
Ron Riekki leans against the summer

AN ACT OF FAILURE
Paul Sutton interviews Paul Stubbs

THE QUALITY OF ATTENTION
Jane Routh reviews

WHAT'S THE BIG IDEATION?
Joel Chace is standing outside science

SHADES OF COOL
Jon Thompson's Landscape with Light

IN CASE OF THIS. IN CASE OF THIS.
Sheila Mannix's case was not unique

SOLITUDES
AND QUANTUM POETICS
David Hart is doubtful

A TEST FOR POETS

How well will you score?

SPECULATRIX
Chris McCabe's latest reviewed

SPEECH IS OPTIONAL,
WRITING'S A MUST

Peter Dent is never at a loss

BETWEEN THE CHOLERIC
AND THE MELANCHOLIC

we find Daniel Y Harris

SUCKING IN THE SIXTIES

Charlie Baylis on Rosemary Tonks

LITTLE WHITE BULL
Steve Spence on John Muckle on British fiction

TAKEN FOR GRANTED
Martin Stannard on Dylan Harris and D.E. Oprava

THE EDITOR'S PICKS 2014

EVERY POET PAINTS HIMSELF

David Pollard's Self Portraits

A SLOW GAME
Lee Harwood's The Orchid Boat

NOT EVERY MAN KNOWS
WHAT HE SHALL SING AT THE END

Mark Strand, 1934-2014

THE GARBAGE CAN KID
David Lawrence pulls licorice from his ear

TRUTH MY ARSE
Martin Stannard kicks the rootball
of experience into touch

THE DEFIANCE OF DUST
Norman Jope hymns the past

INSIDER ART
Tim Allen's unsociable sonnets

SINK OR SWIM
'Five poets are out in coracles...'
Sarah Cave supervises


LIGHTING NOW HIDES NOTHING
Paul Sutton braves the spotlight

POETRY WE NEED
three new translated volumes

TONIGHT THE SUMMER'S OVER
Belinda Cooke on the damage done
to Rory Waterman


NO MORE BLANK CLOUDS
Charlie loves Elizabeth

HOYOOT
Phillip Clement on Tom Pickard

ANGELIC ACTIVISM
Norman Jope on Jay Ramsay

WELCOME TO BEFUDDLEMENT CITY
Martin Stannard is confused

FUTURE DAYS
Norman Jope on David Stubbs on krautrock

'NOT ONLY IN DREAMS'
Phillip Clement on David Harsent

SOME SORT OF NIGHTMARE MEMORY
Paul Sutton on Jesse Glass

NUCLEAR SOUNDS
Charlie Baylis on the Faber New Poets

EIGHT PAMPHLETS
reviewed by Geoff Sawers

MAKING TIME
Alan Garner's Red Shift finally on DVD

BACK TO BIRMINGHAM
Martin Caseley on Roy Fisher

ENTHUSIASTIC AND ERUDITE
Steve Spence goes to hell with Philip Terry

CLOSE TO THE EDGE
Andy Brown's Exurbia

FFFE, DUH, UHH, RIGHT
from James McLaughlin's Revelation

A PURELY OPINION BASED PIECE
five untitled sonnets by John Lowther

SILENCE IN PROGRESS
John Mingay is about to have

DEAR READER

This is not what you are meant to be doing

from
FALLING OFF
new poems by Paul Sutton

SIGNS OF LIFE
Martin Stannard takes tea with Alan Halsey

TOP OF THE LIST
Martin Stannard on Paul Violi

AN INSTINCT FOR VOICE
Sirkka Turkka and Ihor Pavlyuk

MANIFESTO AND INTERPRETATION
Sam Richards and Kelvin Corcoran

STATEMENTS AND PRAYERS
Ilya Kaminsky and Jay Ramsay

FOUR FOR THE FLOOR
from Nine Arches Press

BLANK CLOUDS
Charlie Baylis grapples with Terror

LIFE AFFIRMING
Belinda Cooke on Thomas Kinsella's Late Poems

MODERN ROMANTICISM
Phillip Clement reviews three new titles

THE CROSSING OF PATHS
new books from Carrie Etter, Tim Allen,
David Greenslade and Peter Dent


TRANSLATIONS, TRANSFERENCE AND RESPONSES
Poems from The Poetry Translation Centres
and Deryn-Rees Jones' Helen Thomas

ONE FOR SORROW
Simon Jenner's Two for Joy reviewed

SIGNIFICANT
David Hart reviews two new titles

I LOVE YOU YOU'RE A BOOK
Lucy Harvest Clarke's BABA

from ABSENCES

Ian Seed will not tolerate intruders

HALF-LIFE
Belinda Cooke reviews Michael Hulse

SURREAL TRUTH & OTHER PLEASURES
four new Arc volumes of translated poems

GEMS AND ASSES' HEADS
John Ashbery's Collected French Translations: Prose

HIDDEN, UNCOVERED, WASHED ASHORE
Alisdair Paterson reviews

CODE-OBJECTS FOR THE EPHEMERAL
new poems by Harry Guest


HEARING VOICES
new books by Bill Lewis and Jay Ramsay

THE PHYSICAL AND THE ABSTRACT
new books by James Davies and Nathan Thompson

WHO ARE THE MEN WHO MADE US THIN?
Steve Spence finds it hard to navigate

JAGUAR VARIATIONS
David Chorlton is one of the chosen few


A DAVID MILLER SPECIAL

1. A review of Reassembling Still
'A beautiful vision' says James Davies

2. An interview with David Miller
questions, questions, questions

3. 'The Notes that We Hear'
for David Miller


IT WOULD BE NOBODY'S FAULT

Scott Kinder-Pyle's contingency plan

ALPHABETICAL INSTRUCTIONS
compression poems by Iain Britton

THE POETICS OF THE CROOKBACK

new poems by Hazel Smith

IN A FORM OF SUSPENSION
Pansy Maurer-Alvarez reviewed

THREE BRITISH BIRDS
by Stephen Meek

NOT WHAT YOU MIGHT EXPECT
Steve Spence is minding his Ps and Qs

LESSON NUMBER 1

Andy Brown on John Ashbery's translations

AURORA BOREALIS SCREENSAVER
Camille Martin slam dunks her trope

A FIGURE FLITS IN & OUT OF MIND
James Davies on Scott Thurston

THINGS TO BE GRATEFUL FOR
Carrie Etter and David Scott

READING THE CENTURY
new books by Alan Baker, Anne Carsons,
Ian Seed and Chrissy Williams


CAUGHT UP IN THE MOVEMENT
Tim Allen, Alasdair Paterson and Ron Silliman reviewed

VERSIONS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE
Peter Dent is making a dash for it

ARCABOLENO RAINBOW
David Hart is curious

NO MORE WHORES IN BABYLON
Surrealist poetry in Britain

ACROSS HISTORY
Richard Berengarten's Manual

SCENES OF ABANDONMENT
Phil Bergerson's American Artifacts

WRITING & REWRITING PLACE

Isabel Galleymore on Falling into Place
and Maps & Legends


REFRESHINGLY NOW

Simon Smith and surface dazzle

EPICS OF OPTIMISM
Martin Stannard is a scribbler of hope

RELAXATION AND CONTROL
Steve Spence on Philip Terry's Advanced Immortality

HOW TO WRITE ABOUT WRITING
David Kennedy on John Hall on Performance Writing

KING ITCHY BLEACH
SETS HIS WATCH BACK TO 1967

Andy Darlington behaves badly

DOWN TO EARTH

singing and squatting poems

PROPERLY TASTE THE LEMON

Andrew Taylor is tracking the movement

LOCKED ROOM MYSTERIES
Alasdair Paterson is Waiting for Bluebeard

THE BODY WAS INDEED COLD
Rodney Wood stretches toward the impossible

OVER THE TOP, AGAIN
Martin Caseley reviews John Greening

TRAVELLING SOUTH
Tony Lucas catches at the ragged edge

AN ASTONISHING CONTRADICTION
Tom Jenks' Streak Artefcats

FACE THE MUSIC
4AD, David Sylvian and punk 45s

THE EDITOR'S PICKS 2013





   

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