September’s Poem of the Month The Gallery Press is delighted to be publishing Andrew Jamison’s new collection, Stay, on 28 September. September Night ushers in September and streetlights flicker-flicker, the last long evening leaves but nobody grieves when the last leaf quits its tree to lay down autumn’s decree to not take with a pinch of salt […]
Stay by Andrew Jamison ‘Clearly enraptured with language and sound . . . Jamison is an impressive new talent and Happy Hour reveals him as a multi-faceted poet with a bold and unique voice.’ — Madeleine Callaghan, Irish Literary Supplement. Ben Wilkinson, in the TLS, praised the ‘energetic, demotic, wistful yet upbeat tones of Andrew […]
Happy Hour — Andrew Jamison Sad and wonderful tension between what is sublime and what is commonplace — an astonishment at this world, augmented by the sardonic awareness that astonishment is nothing new – permeates themes of transience in Andrew Jamison’ first collection, Happy Hour. Critics may find some of these poems hackneyed, but I believe […]
Pictured en route to the ‘Gallery Goes… to Hodges Figgis’ evening of poetry are (Back l-r:) Andrew Jamison, Peter Fallon, Eamon Grennan and (Front l-r:) Vona Groarke and Michelle O’Sullivan.