The Reindeer is Relevant to my Interests.

I bought a copy of John Clegg’s first collection “Antler” while browsing the Salt Publishing website.  I think I liked the cover.  But I am really glad I did buy it; it’s a superbly cohesive first collection and really ought to be a contender for the Forward Prize.  My reivew of the collection (with photo of the jolly cover) appears as my first review for Dr Fulminare’s excellent poetry site – I’m so glad to be working with him –  and you can see it here:

Clegg’s editor, Roddy Lumsden (look how I am a namedropper) told me that he’s never had to do so little editing.  Clegg’s poems appeared fully-formed from the reindeer’s very skull. Don’t argue, just buy this one.

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