Reviewing

I’m currently a book reviewer for Magma magazine.

My reviews have appeared in UK magazines as follows (online and in print):

  • April 2018 – Magma (issue 70) – Jacqueline Saphra (‘All My Mad Mothers’), Roddy Lumsden (‘So Glad I’m Me’), Amanda Merritt (‘The Divining Pool’)
  • January 2018 – Agenda (online) – Myra Schneider (‘Persephone in Finsbury Park’) http://www.agendapoetry.co.uk/documents/TSEliotOnlineEssays.pdf
  • November 2017 – Flash: the International Short-Short Story Magazine (issue 9.2) – Carrie Etter (‘Hometown’)
  • February 2017 – Envoi (issue 175) – ‘Fanfare: Poems by Contemporary Women Poets’ anthology, Wendy French & Dilys Wood (eds.)
  • November 2016 – London Grip (online) – Patricia Debney (‘Baby’) http://londongrip.co.uk/2016/11/london-grip-poetry-review-debney/
  • April 2016 – Magma (issue 64) – David Clarke (‘Arc’), A.B. Jackson (‘The Wilderness Party’)
  • September 2015 – Magma (issue 62, online supplement) – Chris McCabe (‘Speculatrix’), Andre Bagoo (‘Burn’), Dorothy Lehane (‘Ephemeris’)  http://magmapoetry.com/sparks-flying-michael-loveday-reviews-chris-mccabe-andre-bagoo-and-dorothy-lehane-magma-issue-62-supplementary-reviews/
  • September 2015 – The North (issue 54) – Maggie Sawkins (‘Zones of Avoidance’), Frances Spurrier (‘The Pilgrim’s Trail’), Myra Schneider (‘The Door To Colour’)
  • March 2012 – Write Out Loud (online, 16th March) – John Siddique (‘Full Blood’)
  • December 2011 – Eyewear (online, 1st December) – Helen Lovelock-Burke (‘Dayship’) 
  • November 2011 – Eyewear (online, 26th November) – Nancy Gaffield (‘Tokaido Road’) 
  • September 2011 – Eyewear (online, 14th September) – Jack Robinson (‘Days and Nights in W12’) 
  • May 2011 – Eyewear (online, 14th May) – Amy Gerstler (ed.), ‘Best American Poetry 2011’ https://toddswift.blogspot.co.uk/2011/05/guest-review-loveday-on-best-american.html
  • March 2011 – Eyewear (online, 22nd March) – Martyn Crucefix (‘Hurt’)