Tag: Douglas Reid Skinner


Liminal by Douglas Reid Skinner

Why do we keep anything? All morning I hear the pages rustling softly in the stacks. Autumn comes to all leaves. This seventh collection from one of South African poetry’s under-appreciated masters is possibly his best yet. Metatextual, meticulous and...

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Liminal by Douglas Reid Skinner

September 2015 Events

Below you’ll find a list of events featuring PEN South Africa members, as well as a selection of other noteworthy literary events happening around South Africa. If there is an event you’d like us to feature let us know. Launch...

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Open Book

Stanzas: New Quarterly Poetry Magazine

PEN SA members Patricia Schonstein and Douglas Reid Skinner have announced the launch of a new poetry magazine, Stanzas. It will be a quarterly publication “for aspirant, established, formalist, free, serious and comic poets alike, focusing on poems, as well...

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Patricia Schonstein and Douglas Reid Skinner

Blue Rivers by Douglas Reid Skinner

Blue Rivers is Douglas Reid Skinner’s fifth collection. The poems cover a wide range of subjects, from love, childhood and the death of parents to fellow writers, catastrophe and the nature of memory, illness, time, loneliness, language, thought and meaning....

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Blue Rivers