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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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poetry

February 2015

In bed with the radio

Péter Závada

TR. Mark Baczoni

poetry

February 2015

IN BED WITH THE RADIO   You’d turned against me. There’s safety in knowing, I thought. Like lying in...

fiction

Issue No. 1

From the Town

Desmond Hogan

fiction

Issue No. 1

In the grape hyacinth blue jersey – yellow strip at V-neck, blue tie, navy trousers of Kinsale Community School,...

poetry

November 2013

Shine On You Crazy Diamond

George Szirtes

poetry

November 2013

And so they shone, every one of them, each crazy, everyone a diamond shining the way things shine, each...

 

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