ART REVIEW: Where Privacy Meets Paranoia – Melissa Mesku

Melissa Mesku is a writer and editor in NYC.  Where Privacy Meets Paranoia  Bushwick artist builds a space for viewers to contemplate privacy “There’s people in your head,” artist Thierry Laurent explains, pointing to a silkscreen collage, one in his series of five called The Unknown. The image is dominated by an Illuminati-like eye. Below it,…

POETRY REVIEW: straya by Paul Summers – Malcolm St Hill

Malcolm St Hill lives in Newcastle, Australia and is a poet, reviewer and independent researcher focused on the literary memory of the Great War, particularly the work of Australian soldier-poets. This is a modified version of a review which appeared in Rochford Street Review in December 2017.  straya by Paul Summers (Smokestack Books, 2017) The term…

REVIEW T2: Trainspotting – Nora Selmani

Nora Selmani is a bilingual babe, feminist killjoy, and Lit graduate based in London. Her principal interest is in gendered diasporic experiences, especially in poetry. She currently co-edits Porridge. REVIEW T2: Trainspotting Stirred into action by a near-death experience, a thoroughly beefed-up Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) returns to Edinburgh from his failing life in Amsterdam…