Poems by Mario Petrucci, Geoffrey Heptonstall, Sue Johns, Angela Kirby, Kevin Cahill, Kelley Swain, Steve Griffiths, Katy Giebenhain and Lynne Wycherley
Short Stories by Sarah Shaw, Nicholas Hogg
'All Illumination: An introduction to the Art of Roger Barrett': William Shutes looks at the art of famously reclusive Pink Floyd musician
'Burying Caesar: on Laureateship': Atar Hadari examines a position which requires 'devilish poise'
'Decking the Halls with Blood and Holly': Lewis Thomas examines the bloody roots of our carols
'Chelm!': Stuart Olesker on his latest musical production and the latent idiot in all of us
'Walking the Length of Night': Andrea Gregson discusses the intricate installation she created for the Garden Museum
Introducing Judith Kitchen's new column on the American literary scene: 'Letter from America'
Matthew Scott's literary anniversaries column: 1859
Poets on Politics column: 'Britain, Charnel House of Liberties'. Michael Blackburn looks at our loss of civil liberties
Reviews by Nicholas Royle, Alison Habens, James Wilkes, Patrick Neate, Jess Chandler and Janice Fixter
Mario Petrucci, Two Poems
Geoffrey Heptonstall, Shostakovich
Sue Johns, Faith
Angela Kirby, Foxholes
Kevin Cahill, Hydra
Kelley Swain, The Shop of Reclaimed Windows
Steve Griffiths, Strong Signs
Katy Giebenhain, Two Poems
Lynne Wycherley, Two Poems
Sarah Shaw, Deep Blue
Nicolas Hogg, Jerusalem
William Shutes, 'All Illumination: An Introduction to the Art of Roger Barrett'
Atar Hadari, 'Burying Caesar: On Laureateship'
Lewis Thomas, 'Decking the Halls with Blood and Holly'
Stuart Olesker, 'Chelm!'
Andrea Gregson, 'Walking the Length of Night'
Judith Kitchen, 'Letter from America'
Matthew Scott, '1859 – The Tyranny of the Majority'
Michael Blackburn, 'Britain, Charnel House of Liberties'
Nicholas Royle, Night Visions
Alison Habens, Absorbing Fantasies
James Wilkes, Strangers and Fictions
Patrick Neate, Last of the Margarine
Janice Fixter, Dreaming of Books
Jess Chandler, New Beginnings