Lidia Chiarelli ''Immagine & Poesia - The Movement in Progress -'' A Cross-Cultural Communications Edition, Merrick, New York 2013 ISBN 978-0-89304-994-2
a series of Alessandro Actis's fine art photos.
|Cyclamens and Swords Publishing|
|PUBLISHING FINE POETRY, PROSE AND ART|
Cyclamens and Swords Publishing was founded in 2008 by Johnmichael Simon and Helen Bar-Lev. The name is taken from their illustrated book of poetry published by Ibbetson Street Press in 2007 the opening stanza of which appears below:
"Life should be sunflowers and poetry
symphonies and four o’clock tea
instead it’s entangled
like necklaces in a drawer
when you reach in for cyclamens
you pull out swords"
"Edmund Kara's Cabin" by Alessandro Actis is published in "The Seventh Quarry" Swansea Poetry Magazine edited by Peter Thabit Jones, Swansea - Wales, UK
Issue 19, Winter-Spring 2014, page 56