Welcome to East of the North – an online offshoot of The North magazine, featuring archive material, features from the current issue, as well as extra content we couldn’t fit into the print issues – audio, video and more.

Review – Dynamo by Luke Samuel Yates

During this residency I’ve been thinking about re-reading There’s some guilt attached to it, at least in my experience: a …

The Best 21 Books in 21 Years of the 21st Century

Poetry is more than ever necessary to us just now. It would be good to …

“Full of fear and joy and gratitude”: The Equilibrium Line

The Equilibrium Line by David Wilson is winner of the BANFF Poetry and Fiction Award …

The North 63 – Editorial

Most of you of course weren’t able to be with us in person, but Ann …

‘A beautiful endeavour’: Hilary Menos on Poetry Pamphlets

A poetry pamphlet is a beautiful endeavour; it is a larger canvas than a single …

The Result Is What You See Today: poems about running

This affirmative anthology shows that poetry and running have much in common, fulfilling a basic …

33 Years and More: Poetry Publishing and Writer Development in the North of England

In Spring 2019 The Poetry Business sent out an appeal to the poetry community …