Let’s Get Visceral… (Nigel Parke about Ex Nihilo)

a review of Paul Stubbs’s Ex Nihilo by Nigel Parke (October 2010) I am in receipt of two volumes of poetry from the newly formed Black Herald Press. Blandine Longre and Paul Stubbs have taken the bold step into publishing and have begun by publishing their own recent work. I am yet to read Blandine Longre’s Clarities, though … Continue reading

Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Mark Wilson about Ex Nihilo)

by Mark Wilson Review published in 3:AM magazine, Wednesday, March 30th, 2011. The poetry of Paul Stubbs is like a severe volcanic eruption within the landscape of British poetry. In fact, to say that this small corpus of work (as to date, three books) is part of ‘British poetry’ seems a massive perversion of terminology. … Continue reading


* Poems recorded at  The Seamus Heaney Centre, February 2008 After the flood – Head I – Paraphrasing the Dumb – Prayer – Seascape – The Paralytic child – The Pope departs his Heaven – The Scream * ********************************************************************** The End of the Trial of Man  (At Berkeley Books of Paris, April 30, 2015.) ********************************************************************** … Continue reading

Ex Nihilo

Ex Nihilo, by Paul Stubbs Black Herald Press September 2010 120×160 – 48 pages – 8 euros ISBN  978-2-919582-01-3 To order  the book Read the reviews : Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Mark Wilson about Ex Nihilo) Let’s get visceral… (Nigel Parke about Ex Nihilo) The unleashment (Andrew O’Donnell about Ex Nihilo)   ***************** Ex Nihilo is an ambitious, unusual … Continue reading