Heat Wave is the new collection of poetry by UEA alumnus Julian Stannard and is published by Salt this week. Julian gained his PhD at UEA in 1992 before joining the University of Winchester, where he teaches English and Creative Writing. He previously taught English and American Literature at the University of Genoa, and his critical publications include Fleur Adcock in Context: From Movement to Martians (1997), The Poetic Achievements of Donald Davie and Charles Tomlinson (2010) and Basil Bunting (2014). He is also the author of four previous volumes of poetry: Rina’s War (2001), The Red Zone (2007), The Parrots of Villa Gruber Discover Lapis Lazuli (2011) and What Were You Thinking (2016). A chapbook, The Street of Perfect Love was published by Worple Press in 2014.