Views & Links - Frances Presley

Views & Links

 Discussions of Frances Presley’s work: selected essays, reviews, & interviews

‘Writing about trees’: In conversation with Owain Jones, October 2013: http://www.morethanhumanresearch.com/home/writing-about-trees-owain-jones-in-conversation-with-frances-presley

‘The poems came first’, Steve Spence, Stride 2013 www.stridemagazine.co.uk

‘Arranging the variables’, by Jack Underwood Poetry London, 75, Summer 2013

‘Taking place: deixis, collaboration and the gender politics of the aesthetic’, by Alice Entwhistle & ‘Open Field: reading field as place and poetics’, by Harriet Tarlo (In Placing Poetry eds. Ian Davidson and Zoe Skoulding, Rodopi, 2013, pp. 69-91 & 113-148).

The Ekphrastic Encounter in Contemporary British Poetry and Elsewhere, by David Kennedy 188pp, Ashgate, 2012

Go Quotiently: contemporary British poetry from Shearsman’, by G. C. Waldrep, Kenyon review, Spring 2012 http://www.kenyonreview.org/kr-online-issue/spring-2012-2

‘Out of Town’, by John Muckle  PN Review 202, 2012 ‘Giving yourself to the other’ an interview by David Hawkins, December 2011 www.likestarlings.com

‘Post-pastoral perspectives on landscape and culture’, by Alice Entwistle (In Cambridge Companion to Twentieth Century British and Irish Women’s Poetry, ed Jane Dowson  Cambridge Univ., 2011  pp 136-151)

‘Interventions in the face of apocalypse’, by Harriet Tarlo Poetry Review, Autumn 2011 pp. 118-122

‘Against Background: reframings of the city by Redell Olsen, Jena Osman and Frances Presley’, by Zoe Skoulding  Journal of British & Irish Innovative Poetry, 3(2) September 2011 pp. 123-139

‘In a Hazelnut: Julian of Norwich in Contemporary Women’s Poetry’, by Sarah Law, Literature and Theology Magazine, 2010

‘Veiled but more expressive’, by Alexandra Trowbridge-Matthews Roundyhouse 32, 2010, pp 57-58 ‘Review’, by Lyndon Davies  PoetryWales46 (1) Summer 2010, pp 69-71

‘Pattern needs another stone: Lines of Sight’ by Anna Reckin  Jacket 40, 2010, http://jacketmagazine.com

‘Rebounding flowerheads’, by David Morley  Poetry Review, Spring 2010, pp 113-116 ‘Recycles: the eco-ethical poetics of found text in contemporary poetry’, by Harriet Tarlo, Journal of Ecocriticism, 1(2), 2009

‘Remembering & interpretation: Lines of Sight’, by Steve Spence  Stride http://www.stridemagazine.co.uk/Stridemag2010/march2010/LinesofSight.htm

‘Frances Presley, Lines of Sight: featured review’, by Joel Weishaus  Poetica http://web.pdx.edu/~pdx00282/Poetica/blog.htm

‘Speaking from landscape’  by Katy Evans-Bush  Poetry London, Autumn 2007, pp 30-32 ‘Love’s body’ by Graham Hartill  Poetry Review 96(4),  Winter 2006/7  pp 105-108

‘Leading off the path: a review of Frances Presley, Myne: new & selected poems and prose’ by Clive Bush  Jacket 31 October 2006  http://jacketmagazine.com

‘Interview with Frances Presley’ by Edmund Hardy  Intercapillary Space October2006 www.intercapillaryspace.blogspot.com

Paravane: new & selected poems’ by Tim Allen  Terrible Work,  April 2006 http://www.terriblework.co.uk

‘How were these poems moved together?  Frances Presley  Paravane: new and selected poems’  by Mary Michaels  SalzburgReview 8 Autumn 2005 pp. 30-40

‘Forms of enquiry’ by David Kennedy  PN Review 163, May 2005 p. 91

‘Minesweep: Paravane: new and selected poems’  by Meredith Quartermain  Jacket 25, February 2004

‘A She Even Smaller Than a Me’: gender dramas of the contemporary avant-garde’, by Harriet Tarlo (In Contemporary women’s poetry: reading/ writing/ practice’ ed Marks and Rees-Jones  Macmillan, 2000 pp 247-270)

Journals and websites

My work has appeared in a wide selection of journals, both in print and online, including Poetry Review and Poetry Wales.

Websites include: www.francespresley.co.uk; Shearsman Publishing: www.shearsman.com; Archive of the Now: www.archiveofthenow.org.uk; Poetry International: http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net.

I was commissioned to collaborate with the American poet Julia Cohen for www.likestarlings.com.

‘Time the deer is in the wood of Hallaig’, an exhibition curated by Amy Cutler: http://amycutler.wordpress.com/2013/05/14/time-the-deer-is-in-the-wood-of-hallaig-6-11th-june