I’m proud to announce that Manchester’s IF P THEN Q press has just published
The Unbearable Contact with Poets
(120 pp, free PDF or perfect bound copy for £5.00, ISBN: 978-0-9571827-8-3)
The Unbearable Contact with Poets, derek beaulieu’s second selection of essays and reviews, is essential reading. A keen and shrewd essayist, he marks himself out as one of the key commentators on contemporary concrete and conceptual poetry. The selection includes a substantial review of concrete poetry by women, an exploration into concrete and conceptual poetic representations of the holocaust, alongside interviews with Tony Trehy, Natalie Simpson and Gregory Betts, as well as lots more. The edition is available as a free PDF and as a perfect bound copy.