is the author of two pamphlets, Shiver and The Long Haul, and his first collection Touched (HappenStance Press) was published in 2020. His work has been highly commended in the Forward and Bridport prizes. He was a founding editor of ignitionpress, and for many years was a school writer-in-residence with First Story. He lives in Oxford, where he works as a psychotherapist.
All Quite Thoroughly Dirty (Part Two)
Alan Buckley continues his close reading of ‘Filling Station’ by Elizabeth Bishop (Part Two)
We can never be passengers any more
Alan Buckley gives us his close reading of the poem 'The Walkers' by John Glenday