These are some of my favourite sites listed alphabetically, please give them a visit:
Art and Literature: Ibykos
Beautiful artsite with links to other artists and writers.
Art and Literature: Search Art Directory, Artist, Performing Art, Visual Art
Slow loading reference site still buuilding up. Could be very useful.
Artists: Ana Maria Pacheco
Website of artist Ana Maria Pacheco, subject of book, Exercise of Power, by GS
Clarissa Upchurch, artist
Painter, printmaker, draughtsman, married to GS
Comment: A General Theory of Rubbish
Will's place. Rebarbative and scabrous but underneath it all rather decent and even sensible
Comment: Butterflies and Wheels
Ophelia B's fiercely atheist zone. She reads extraordinarily widely and intensely.
Comment: Drink-Soaked Trotsyist Popinjays
More fighting stuff, occasionally by me. Non anti-American, anti-Israel left and hardish with it.
Comment: Hak Mao
Mao is not the late Great Leader but the noise a cat makes. Brief, sharp, funny, Australian. Left.
Comment: Harry's Place
Where the left gather to inform and call each other names. Lively as a brawl.
Comment: Norman Geras
The famous and wise Normblog of cricket lover and political commentator
More left words from highly trained scientist Lothario and social photographer
Brilliant and measured Scottish teacher. Writes good prose. Yes, left again.
Discerning Ear Projects
Tom Szirtes musical website. Home of Shur-i-kan
Friends: Ashley Bovan
Ashley is an old school friend. We were both scientists who secretly read, and wrote, poetry. His web-site has poems and music. Do visit.
George Szirtes Interview in The Poet\'s Letter
The Poet\'s Letter is an online magazine who wrote to me with a set of questions after the Eliot Prize
George Szirtes Interview with The Wolf Magazine
Nice magazine. Do read.
George Szirtes at WritersArtists
Site for group of writers and artists including GS, Matthew Sweeney, Ruth Fainlight etc
George Szirtes interview for Essex University
Conducted in 2003, on poetry generally
George Szirtes reading
Two poems from Poetry Quartets 6 (Bloodaxe / British Council)
George Szirtes reviews Imre Kertész's Fatelessness in The Times
article, August 2005 about Tim Wilkinson's new translation
George Szirtes: An interview with Andras Gerevich
I had forgotten I had done this. It is the 'identity' question again, but some development.
George Szirtes: BBC Radio 4, Work in Progress
Broadcast talk on novel turning into poem-sequence
George Szirtes: Broadcast Interview with John Tusa
45 minutes radio interview broadcast 6 March 2005
George Szirtes: Guardian article by James Hopkin
On the theme of Englishness and wrestling
George Szirtes: Guardian review of AN ISLAND OF SOUND
By Tibor Fischer. Book co-edited by Miklos Vajda and GS
George Szirtes: Interview with Lidia Vianu
One of a series of interviews conducted by Vianu. Published in Romana Literara
George Szirtes: Review of Portrait of my Father in an English Landscape
By Jane Holland in Thumbscrew
George Szirtes: Review of Reel by John Sears, English Studies
George Szirtes: Review of Reel by Paul Farley, The Guardian
George Szirtes: Review of Reel by Ron Butlin, Sunday Herald
George Szirtes: Review of Reel by Sean O'Brien, Poetry London
George Szirtes: Review of Reel in Verse magazine
Mad Hatters Review
Online magazine of poetry and other arts, High Priestess: Carol Novack
Magazines: Georgia Review
US magazine. Carries full review of Portrait of My Father by Judith Kitchen
Magazines: Gobshite Quarterly
US magazine. Includes translations. Including by GS
Magazines: Hudson Review
This issue with work by GS
Magazines: The Hungarian Quarterly
English language magazine of Hungarian culture
Mindspace: Outside / Inside
Philosopher / scientist, John Powell's new blog
Nonsense: Chase Me Ladies, I'm in the Cavalry
One Harry Hutton and his cohort of commenters. Actually funny. Rather often.
Organisations: The British Centre for Literary Translation
Important centre for translation activity, based at UEA, Norwich
Organisations: The Poetry Book Society
Home of the PBS, Eliot Prize, portal to much else
Poets: Andy Brown
Fine poet working in a range of techniques, good connection between mainstream and other streams
Poets: Anne Stevenson
Poets: Connaisances (Taupé)
Delightful, thinking site based in France. No full name but intriguing.
Poets: Curiosa Hamiltona
Nathan Hamilton's blog, complete with reviews, writings and opinions.
Poets: Don Paterson
Poets: Esther Morgan
Esther Morgan's website, with poems, discussions, tutorials etc
Roger Huddle's website, part of which is dedicated to Mayakovsky
Poets: John Kinsella
Poets: Jonathan Wonham
Site of poet and geologist, now living in Paris. Links to other poets.
Poets: Joy of Six
Poetry performance group. Very good as group and as individuals
Poets: Julia Darling
Actually Julia is a novelist too. Includes diary.
Poets: Lavinia Greenlaw
Poets: Pallavi Narayan
Pallavi is a young Indian poet I have been corresponding with.
Poets: Paul Muldoon
Poets: Sophie Nicholls
New blog of young poet
Poets: Tim Liardet
Poets: Todd Swift
Canadian-born poet, performer and editor
Political Groups: The Euston Manifesto
Well, I have signed up to it. Looking to put distance between leftism and anti-Americanism.
Political groups: Engage
Formed to combat proposed boycott of Israeli academics. So far successful.
Publishers: Bloodaxe Books
Major publishers of poetry with vast list, including recent books by GS
Publishers: Five Leaves Press
Publishers of Passionate Renewal anthology and other works
Linking popular sites
Teaching: Norwich School of Art and Design, BA Creative Writing
GS runs creative writing here and the MA in Writing the Visual
Teaching: Norwich School of Art and Design, MA Writing the Visual
GS devised and teaches on MA Writing the Visual
Teaching: University of East Anglia, MA in Creative Writing
GS teaches poetry on the MA in Creative Writing
Young Nigerian writer, a really bright web-site and a fine poet.
Writers/Artists: Martin Figura
Martin is a photographer and poet, part of Joy of Six. Currently in my MA group
Writers: Adam Makkai
Remarkable Hungarian-born linguist, poet, editor, publisher, polymath
Writers: Janice Galloway
One of the finest living writers in Scotland, indeed in the UK.
Writers: Katharina Hacker at The Toby Press
Marvellous novelist and short story writer
Writers: Linda Grant
Prize winning novelist, journalist and friend. See also Engage and, sometimes, Norm.
Writers: László Krasznahorkai
Major Hungarian novelist, translated by GS
Writers: Stop Sharpening Your Knives
Website and magazine. Talented poets once or indeed currently known to GS, totally untouched by his personal literary mannerisms, obsessions and peccadillos.
Writers: Tim Parks
The excellent Tim Parks: crisp, clear, but substantial site with Tim's work and activities