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Changes at HARK

Dear Reader, It is with sadness that I write to inform you of my departure from HARK. It was an extremely tough decision and it ...

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Poetry as Discord? Lessons from Noise Music

Two musicians – a pianist and a percussionist, though the distinction is not all together important – stand among an array ...

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An interview with John Sandoe Books

2015 has been peddled as a highly significant year for the printed word with e-book sales in decline and Waterstones and Foyles ...

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From the Archives – “Spree-Stung” by Beri Allen-Miller

For our second exploration of the archives, we've selected Beri Allen-Miller's Spree-Stung. Beri is a writer and photographer ...

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HARKVIEW: an interview with poet Mimi Khalvati

Mimi Khalvati was born in Tehran, Iran. She grew up on the Isle of Wight, where she attended boarding school from the age of six, ...

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From the Archives – “Parma Violets” by Richard Skinner

Each week, we select a single poem or piece of short fiction from our archives. This week's poem is Richard Skinner's "Parma ...

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Writers on Writing Issue 4

How we write – it can be a ritual, an act, a connection. Proust wrote in bed. Kerouac wrote in a bathroom, his typewriter ...

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HARK launch, the Forward Prize, and other news

Last night, we held our second reading, and launched our first print issue. As ever, it ...

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Frequently Asked Questions about HARK

HARK is undergoing something of a metamorphosis. When we started the magazine in the ...

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Creating Cruelty: The Music of Lana Del Rey

Among his contemporaries, the young Vladimir Nabokov enjoyed his fair share of fame and ...

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Quantum Poetics: in search of poetry’s elementary particles

A few years ago I was in Rome and I visited the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. Even ...

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Writers on Writing, Issue 3

Our favourite interview with the novelist Nicholson Baker begins with him discussing the ...

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HARK Launch 3 – a night of fantastic words

Last night was the launch for Issue 3 of HARK. In the packed speak-easy of Martha's Bar, ...

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HARKVIEW: an interview with poet and novelist Richard Skinner

Richard Skinner is the author of three novels, all published by Faber & Faber. The ...

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The uses and abuses of “Great War” poetry

2014 marks the centenary of the beginning of the first or ‘great’ world war. We can ...

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HARK Issue 3 – launch night and poetry reading

For the launch of Issue 3, we will be hosting an evening of poetry readings by ...

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