:: Article

Duos #4 – Sometime too hot

By Emily Critchley and Eric Langley.

Emily Critchley has poetry collections with Boiler House, Barque, Intercapillary, Corrupt, Holdfire, Torque, Oystercatcher, Dusie, Bad and Arehouse presses and a selected writing: Love / All That / & OK (Penned in the Margins, 2011). She is the editor of Out of Everywhere 2: Linguistically Innovative Poetry by Women in North America & the UK (Reality Street, 2016). Critchley is Senior Lecturer in English and Creative Writing at the University of Greenwich, London. These. Insuing. Sonnets. is due for publication with Crater Press in 2018.

Eric Langley is a lecturer in Shakespeare at UCL. His debut poetry collection, Raking Light, was published by Carcanet in 2017 and was shortlisted for the Felix Dennis Award for Best First Collection at that year’s Forward Prizes. His poetry has appeared in PN Review, Blackbox Manifold, and New Poetries VI (Carcanet). He has two academic monographs – Narcissism and Suicide in the Work of Shakespeare, and Ill Communications: Shakespeare’s Contagious Sympathies – published with OUP.

First published in 3:AM Magazine: Thursday, December 21st, 2017.