The second volume of this occasional series introduces other nine talented newcomers. The variety of poetic voices and themes on display reflects backgrounds which range from Scotland to Bristol and from gardening to rock bands. Many have been published in magazines or have already won awards; all are passionately involved with poetry. Together they convey the excitement, skill and richness to be found in British poetry today. The poets included are Sean Boustead, Colette Bryce, Kate Clanchy, Oliver Comins, Christina Dunhill, Alice Oswald, Richard Price, Mike Venner and John Whale.
Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd ISBN: 9780856462627 Number of pages: 168 Weight: 256 g Dimensions: 215 x 137 mm
Carol Ann Duffy
A playwright and writer, Carol Ann Duffy is best known as one of Britain’s most popular and critically acclaimed poets and currently holds the post of Poet Laureate. Her best-known works include: Feminine Gospels, The World’s Wife, Rapture,The Bees and Sincerity and, as editor, 101 Poems for Children, Armistice and The Map and the Clock.
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