The Lake
The Lake


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The Lake is edited by John Murphy. He has published poems in various magazines and journals over the years and taught English and American literature and creative writing at Brunel University, Essex University, St Mary's University and The Open University. In 2009 he published a book of poems,  The Thing Is...


There will be no issue for September so the next issue therefore will be in October. Submissions welcome for October.

Reviewed in this issue Oz Hardwick’s The Lithium Codex, Jeffrey McDaniel’s Holiday in the Islands of Grief, J.R. Solonche’s, The Time of Your Life.