well, yes, it has been quiet, mainly because I have been dedicated to getting my new magazine, verso, up & running - subtitled a magazine for the Book as a Work of Art, verso is devoted solely to the book itself, and to the people who make them - enquiries and subscriptions can be made here -
in the first issue is -
Marian Crawford on Howl for a Black Cockatoo by Sue Anderson & Gwen Harrison.
Alex Selenitsch on The Codex Foundation's Alchimie du Verbe.
R D Wood on Bruno Leti's & Chris Wallace-Crabbe's The Alignments (one).
Peter Vangioni on the printing & books of Brendan O'Brien.
Alan Loney on Alessandro Zanella's Persephone, a poem by Yannis Ritsos with prints by Joe Tilson.
coming up in verso 2 is -
Francis McWhannell on a book by Elizabeth Steiner.
Derek Lamb on a book by Sheree Kinlyside at Red Rag Press.
Marian Crawford on a book by Juliana O'Dean.