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Bookshops where Stand is available:
Blackwell UK, also known as Blackwell's and Blackwell Group, is a British academic book retailer and library supply service.
The Dublin Review of Books has published essays chiefly in the fields of literature, history, arts, culture and the human sciences on a quarterly basis since Spring 2007.
A bookshop that specialises in literature, languages and social sciences.
Their selection of more than 20,000 titles range from the classics of world literature to the cutting edge of contemporary fiction and poetry, not forgetting a copious display of history, politics, philosophy, cookery, essays and children’s books.
Newsstand is the leading online newsagent.
John Sandoe Books Ltd is one of London’s foremost and best-loved independent bookshops.
The Scottish Poetry Library is a unique national resource and advocate for the art of poetry, and Scottish poetry in particular. They are passionately committed to bringing the pleasures and benefits of poetry to as wide an audience as possible. Physically and virtually, the Scottish Poetry Library’s doors are open. There’s poetry there for everyone, and they can help you find the poem you’ll want to keep.
QUAD provides facilities and services that connect people and businesses to art and film, creating opportunities for entertainment, education and participation.
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Friends and Supporters of Stand
Alison's poems have been included on BBC Radio 3 and 4, and 1829 was produced by Julian May for Radio 3. Her work won a Cholmondeley Award.
Nadine Brummer, read Classics and Philosophy at the Universities of Oxford and London, then taught Latin, worked as a psychiatric social worker with children and families, and was a Lecturer in Applied Social Studies at Goldsmiths College.
Robert Christoforides has produced four books regarding the life and works of Wilfred Owen. Those who have an interest in the 1st World War, Wilfred Owen and/or Poetry will find much interest in the books.
Helen Dunmore is a British poet, novelist and children's writer.
Jon is the Editor and Director of the magazine Stand. Having helped Jon Silkin from about 1963 he took over the Editorship after his death.
Professor of English at Bangor University, North Wales. Novelist, Poet, Critic and Reviewer.
Professor Timothy Houghton from Loyola University.
Steven Matthews was born and brought up in Colchester, Essex. Various of his poems have been published in magazines and journals including Stand, Versus, Kunapipi, Oxford Magazine, Poetry and Audience, and Moving Worlds.
Rodney has been publishing his poems in books, magazines, journals and pamphlets for more than forty years in the UK, USA, Europe, and Australia. Some have been translated into French, Russian, Czech, Spanish and Romanian, and set to music in France and England...
In addition to poetry, Swann has authored numerous collections of fiction, children’s books, and scholarly works
Jeffrey Wainwright has published widely on poetry, including Poetry: The Basics (Routledge 2004) and his book on the poetry of Geoffrey Hill, Acceptable Words (Manchester University Press, 2005).
John is Professor of Romantic Literature and co-edits the international literary quarterly Stand.
One of the outstanding literary publishers of our time, Carcanet Press has a special emphasis on poetry from around the world.
PN Review is an Online Poetry Literary Magazine. The magazine is issue bi-monthly. Each issue includes an editorial, letters, news and notes, articles, interviews, features, poems, translations, and a substantial book review section.
Jon Silkin: Useful Links
Rodney Pybus' full obituary from The Independent.
Fred Beake: The Life of Metrical and Free Verse in Twentieth Century Verse by Jon Silkin (Macmillan)
Jon Silkin's "Owen's Strange 'Meeting': A Note for Professor Muir" piece from Connotations 4.1-2
Jon Silkin's letter to the New York review of Books about Isaac Rosenberg
Index to the Jon Silkin papers held at the University of Florida
3 Poems by Jon Silkin in the New Left Review in 1961
Jon Silkin on Geoffrey Hill