Fool's World

A tarot pack collaboration between artist Tom de Freston and poet Helen Ivory, these beautiful printed cards come in their own foil printed boxes. Stunning and disturbing, these cards are a unique example of ekphrasis.

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Last Night’s Fun

Last Night’s Fun To celebrate the upcoming release of the next issue of Lighthouse, we’re offering one last look back at our theme of fun from issue 13, with an exclusive piece by Gatehouse and Galley Beggar author Preti Taneja. And, looking forward to the next issue’s theme of History, here’s a blast of Irish traditional music that...

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What Makes a Poetry Editor Sit Up and Take Notice?

What Makes a Poetry Editor Sit Up and Take Notice? So what exactly is it that makes a poetry editor sit up and take notice? For Lighthouse a poem has to be very strong as there are four, sometimes five, editors to get past. Either we all like a poem or one or more editors has to love it enough to stand up and fight...

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Taking the Poet at his Word

Taking the Poet at his Word   by Jim McCue When T. S. Eliot summed up his life’s work in 1963, two years before he died, it was in a Collected Poems of fewer than 250 pages. But when Christopher Ricks and I published The Poems of T. S. Eliot last year, the two volumes ran to some two thousand pages....

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New books for Summer 2016 – ‘Fierce Light’ feat. Paul Muldoon, Jackie Kay, Daljit Nagra and more, plus ‘Shed’ by Martin Figura and Natty Peterkin

New books for Summer 2016 – ‘Fierce Light’ feat. Paul Muldoon, Jackie Kay, Daljit Nagra and more, plus ‘Shed’ by Martin Figura and Natty Peterkin June brings new poetry offerings from Gatehouse Press. Fierce Light Fierce Light explores the changes wreaked on our world by World War One, how it reached beyond politics, economics and technology into the very fabric of our daily lives, our communities and relationships. It was the artists of that war – perhaps the poets above...

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New Fictions: Winners

New Fictions: Winners We’re thrilled, nay, ecstatic with hairs on end and everything to announce the winners of the New Fictions Prize. The judges had a difficult choice of narrowing down to the final four on the shortlist, and an even harder job of identifying the two winners, however, whittle they did and we’re pleased to announce that...

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