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Amy Key
Amy Key grew up in Kent and the North-East; she now lives and works in London. Her first collection Luxe was published by Salt in 2013. She is the author of two pamphlets Instead of Stars (Tall Lighthouse) and History (If A Leaf Falls Press). In 2014 she edited an anthology of poems on friendship between women Best Friends Forever (The Emma Press). Her poems have been widely published in magazines and anthologies including PoetryThe Poetry ReviewNew StatesmanRough Trade Magazine, Best British Poetry 2015 (Salt), Poetry Please (Faber & Faber) and The Poetry of Sex (Penguin). Her second book-length collection, Isn't Forever, a Poetry Book Society Wild Card Choice, is published by Bloodaxe in June 2018.


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Three Poems

Poetry

April 2018

Amy Key

Poetry

April 2018

I disowned my real pain & engaged with its subordinates:   despicable neediness, heroic guilt and undeterrable envy. Each day I woke trussed up...

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Issue No. 11

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Rob Halpern

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Issue No. 11

Obscene Intimacy My soldier was found unresponsive restrained In his cell death being due to blunt force injuries To...

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September 2014

The Mediatisation of Contemporary Writing

Nick Thurston

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September 2014

Trying to figure out what marks contemporary literature as contemporary is a deceptively complicated job because the concept of...

Interview

July 2012

Interview with David Harvey

Matt Mahon

Interview

July 2012

David Harvey is rare among Left academics: his work is as much appreciated by anarchists and the Occupy movement...

 

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