Unlike the Jungle Pheasant
Published by Red Squirrel Press
Martin Bennett won the second Annual James Kirkup Memorial Poetry Competition with his poem 'After Hokusai'. The publication of this pamphlet is the prize.
Martin Bennett was born in Birmingham, but now lives in Rome where he teaches, translates and proofreads at the University of Tor Vergata. His own poems have appeared in Stand, Poetry Ireland Review, West Africa Magazine and elsewhere. Some of his translations, mostly from the Italian, have appeared in Modern Poetry in Translation, Stand, Poetry London and other magazines. In 2010, he won the Second Annual James Kirkup Memorial Poetry Competition.