Basic Nest Architecture chosen as the LRB Bookshop’s favourite Poetry Debut in its 2017 Poetry Picks: ‘set in the Lakes, which many people might have felt were over-poeted already, [Atkin] manages to make the environment absolutely her own; it’s precise and assured and sad and superb.’
Charanpreet Khaira reviews Basic Nest Architecture in The Poetry Review, July 2017.
Sean Barr reviews Basic Nest Architecture in Disclaimer: ‘Potent and relevant, Polly [Atkin] celebrates nature’.
Poet, Librettist and Blogger Gareth Prior reviews Shadow Dispatches: ‘Secular Magic: Polly Atkin‘.
Billy Mills reviews Shadow Dispatches at Sabotage Reviews.
Matthew Jarvis reviews Shadow Dispatches on Planet Magazine’s Poetry Podcast 2.
Ben Reiss reviews the Shadow Dispatches launch at The Wordsworth Trust, April 20th 2013:
‘Mslexia Pamphlet Competition Launch’.
Sarah L Dixon reviews the Quiet Compere Tour of the North, Kendal, April 2014.