While a poet in love with language slept on the beach, his shadow went for a long swim in the ocean, breathing water as only shadows can; on returning and before reattachment it shook itself dry. The poet woke to the memories of his shadow's journey and the paradox of retching seawater w... read more
|Author:||T. Cole Rachel & Rita D. Costello (Eds.)|
"I get all weepy that this book didn't exist when I was in high school. And I'm totally charged that when a girl kisses a girl under a street light, there's an xtra echo case she read it in a poem." - Eileen Myles (Author of Cool For You)
A poetry anthology for young adults that realistically an... read more
Substantial, layered poetry deeply rooted in the author's Native American landscape. Personally and historically panoramic.
Dorothy Porter was one of Australia's true originals, renowned for her passionate, punchy poetry and verse novels. This collection, the best of her life's work as selected by her partner Andrea Goldsmith, presents the many facets of Porter, from her break-out verse nove... read more
These poems are an evocative documentation of the harrowing experiences of a child living in a hostile and unhappy home. Pain and bitterness accompany the conflicting emotions of growing up in a family torn apart by domestic violence and alcoholism.
You will come away bruised. You will come away bruised but this will give you poetry.'Global star Yrsa Daley-Ward's collection bone is something unique and beautiful. Visceral, revealing, and unrelenting, Yrsa's poetry ranges from brief glimpses of stark emotional reality that have won her tens... read more
|Awards:||Winner of Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry 2013.|
Kate Tempest is one of the most exciting and innovative performers to have emerged in spoken-word poetry in many years; her dramatic poem Brand New Ancients won the prestigious Ted Hughes Prize for innovation in poetry. Tempest's wholly unique blend of street poetry, rap and story... read more
Burning Plastic is a bold new book which works at the the of fictional forms... a stimulating blend of prose and poetry. These are fictions which both chart and challeng cntemporary experience... Wheter she is writing about relationships, the minutiae of everyday life or the TV myths of her generation... read more
An extraordinary literary event: Daniel Mendelsohn's acclaimed two-volume translation of the complete poems of C. P. Cavafy--including the first English translation of the poet's final Unfinished Poems--now published in one handsome edition and featuring the fullest literary commentaries available in ... read more
C. P. Cavafy (1863-1933) lived in relative obscurity in Alexandria, and a collected edition of his poems was not published until after his death. Now, however, he is regarded as the most important figure in twentieth-century Greek poetry, and his poems are considered among th... read more