A Book Launch In The Time Of COVID-19

A Book Launch In The Time Of COVID-19

‘Launch’ is a word of immediacy, of physicality. Poems call to be recited out loud, not merely read. How then does a book launch – of a new anthology – work in lockdown? Carcanet Press put on a celebration to mark the launch of Rory Waterman’s third poetry...
Life During Lockdown #4 – William Ivory

Billy Ivory on John Harvey at 80

I read a review of John’s latest book Body and Soul and it came with a warning that the piece contained possible triggers given self-harm and violent assault were major themes in the novel. The Notts County Match Day programme has never contained any such warnings...