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Editorial, Pennine Platform No. 85

What are poetry magazines for? ‘It’s hard to see how a little poetry magazine can make anything happen except satisfy the reclusive vanity of the editor and the poets,’ says Nicholas Bielby in Issue 81 – not perhaps without a tinge of editorial Weltschmerz. He is right, but provocative, as he then goes on to ...

Pennine Platform No. 85

The latest new-look edition of Pennine Platform is now available. Sixty pages of outstanding poetry including Rupert Martin and Danica Ognjenovic on healing strategies; Gaia Holmes, Theresa Sowerby and Anna Adams on coats; Eloise Unerman and Judith Willson on colour; John Hegley and Bruce Barnes on political protest; Sally Baker and Tony Cosier on music; Nicholas Bielby, Helen Burke and Brian ...