Brimming with poetry, art, and nature writing—Wordsworth and Coleridge as you've never seen them before
In Still Life, Ciaran Carson guides us through centuries of art and around the Belfast Waterworks where he walks with his wife, Deirdre; into the chemo ward; into memory and the allusive quicksilver of his mind, always bidding us to look carefully at the details of a painter’s canvas, as well as the sunlight of day.$24.00ISBN: 9780374276713Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 14th, 2020
Three Poems, Hannah Sullivan’s debut collection, which won the 2018 T. S. Eliot Prize, reinvents the long poem for a digital age.$16.00ISBN: 9781681373997Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: NYRB Poets - February 11th, 2020
A moving meditation on grief and motherhood by one of Britain's most celebrated poets.$17.95ISBN: 9781496219640Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Nebraska Press - March 1st, 2020
In this groundbreaking collection of poems, Sacrament of Bodies, Romeo Oriogun fearlessly interrogates how a queer man in Nigeria can heal in a society where everything is designed to prevent such restoration. With honesty, precision, tenderness of detail, and a light touch, Oriogun explores grief and how the body finds survival through migration.
$13.95ISBN: 9781910251713Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Dedalus Press - February 4th, 2020
Memory and return, swansongs of a time "about to pass into history books", and the re-evaluation of what one poem calls The Sepia Years, Gerard Smyth's tenth collection plays a kind of 'catch and throw' with the past. In poems that respond to echoes, memories and images of a recent but fading world, the poet finds the concerns and imperatives of that time still very much relevant to our own.$14.99ISBN: 9781524854096Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Andrews McMeel Publishing - February 4th, 2020
A dazzling poetic meditation on motherhood, female identity, ennui, and love by Greta Bellamacina, London-based poet, actress, filmmaker, and model.
In Tomorrow's Woman, Greta Bellamacina's bold, exploratory voice combines the vivid imagery of French surrealism and British romantic poetry with a modern, first-person examination of love, gender identity, motherhood, and$10.99ISBN: 9781912681426Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Parthian Books - January 1st, 2020
Edited by Mel Kenne, Saliha Paker and Caroline Stockford A remarkable new selection from the preeminent Turkish poet, Haydar Ergülen The poetry of Haydar Ergülen unquestionably draws upon and expresses many of the basic forces that continue to shape Turkish culture and literature; however, as with most of the best poetry produced anywhere, its central focus is the common, down- to-earth$17.95ISBN: 9781496219602Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Nebraska Press - March 1st, 2020
Named after the poet’s mother, ‘mamaseko is a collection of introspective lyrics and other poems dealing with the intersections of blood relationships and related identities. Thabile Makue questions what it means to be beings of blood—to relate by blood, to live by blood.$16.95ISBN: 9781780374475Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Bloodaxe Books - March 31st, 2020
After first making her mark as a compelling performer, Belgian poet Charlotte Van den Broeck was acclaimed as one of Europe's most innovative and original new voices in poetry following the publication of her first collection Chameleon in 2015.$15.95ISBN: 9781780374635Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Bloodaxe Books - March 31st, 2020
Lawrence Sail's poetry is noted for its scrupulous combination of close observation and broader reflections. In Guises he builds on the strengths of twelve previous collections, writing 'in praise of perception', which brings its own challenges and delights, embodied in the shifts and layers of language.$14.99ISBN: 9781784109028Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Carcanet Press Ltd. - April 30th, 2020Shortlisted for the 2020 Forward Prize for Best Collection A Telegraph Poetry Book of the Month (February 2020) The Air Year is a time of flight, transition and suspension: signatures scribbled on the sky. Bird's speakers exist in a state of unrest, trapped in a liminal place between take-off and landing, undeniably lost.