Poetry

Landings – Third Review

The third review of Landings appeared in South Magazine issue 59. As South is a print only publication the review can’t be found online, so I am copying the whole review here in full. Landings – Richard Williams Dempsey & Windle 57 pp £8.00 (ISBN 978-1-907435-591) Language in this memorable collection is both precise and lyrical. In The Feng Shui shop on Fratton Road the area is bright with “sleet and oil and rainbows”. In…

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Poetry

Landings – Second Review

The second review for my first poetry collection appeared on the Star & Crescent website, and previously the Portsmouth University Eldon Review. Georgina Monk’s review was published in October 2018. It finished with the following summary; In Landings, Williams has created a new poetic map of Portsmouth based on a fascinating inner life lived in a city by the sea. You can read the review here: https://www.starandcrescent.org.uk/2018/10/29/richard-williams-landings-a-new-poetic-map-of-portsmouth/ Star and Crescent is a Portsmouth based award-winning local…

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