• Poems of earth, nature, and Norse myth
The Brittle Sea cover image
Paul Henry
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p><em>&quot;I am at a loss to understand why this poet, who not only concerns himself with themes that would resonate with most readers but has the verbal and musical skill to make them resonate, is not more widely known and admired. When, recently, I had to name 15 authors who were important to me, he came up below Louise Gluck...
£9.99
Understudies, Anne Marie Fyfe
Anne-Marie Fyfe
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>Anne-Marie Fyfe - as is apparent in her <em>Understudies: New and Selected Poems</em> - is a subtle and engaging poet. She has developed much like a painter, spare themes moving towards a deeper complexity. Her earlier work includes quite a few domestic interiors; rooms recalled from an Irish childhood and stories told by...
£9.99
You, John Haynes
John Haynes
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p><span><strong>SHORTLISTED FOR THE T.S ELIOT PRIZE 2010</strong></span></p><p>Read an interview with John Haynes on the Cyprus Well website <a href="http://www.cypruswell.com/interview.php">www.cypruswell.com</a></p><p><e... is the new book-length long poem by Costa-...
£8.99
De Chiricos Threads, Carol Rumens
Carol Rumens
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<h2>&nbsp;</h2><p><br /><em>De Chirico&rsquo;s Threads</em>, the new collection of poems from Carol Rumens features an unusual centre-piece, a verse-play, fizzing with ideas and surrealist imagery, based on the&nbsp; life and work of the Italian painter Georges De Chirico, as well as forty pages of...
£8.99
writing the picture, hurn, fuller
David Hurn
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p><em>Writing the Picture</em> is a rare collaboration between a leading photographer and an eminent poet. Even more rare, it is a collaboration in which the poet responds to images, rather than a photographer or artists &lsquo;illustrating&rsquo; a poem. The book evolved from a previous assignment for <em>The...
£19.99
What the Water Gave Me, Pascale Petit
0
No votes yet
<p><strong>SHORTLISTED FOR THE T.S ELIOT PRIZE 2010 </strong></p><p><strong>SHORTLISTED FOR WALES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2011</strong></p><p>&quot;Pascale&#39;s poems are as fresh as paint, and make you look all over again at Frida and her brilliant and tragic life.&quot; Jackie Kay, The...
£9.99
dannie abse: a sourcebook
Cary Archard
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>Dannie Abse, whose career as a poet spans sixty years, has made a huge contribution to the literature and literary life of Wales and to writing in English. This Sourcebook is an essential companion to the poetry, prose, drama and critical writings of a major poet. Cary Archard has edited and written about Abse&rsquo;s work for over...
£14.99
Inroads, Carolyn Jess-Cooke
Carolyn Jess-Cooke
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>This debut collection from Seren, <em>Inroads</em>, showcases a startling new talent. Carolyn Jess-Cooke has a sophisticated poetic intelligence as well as a great sense of fun. The opening piece, &lsquo;Accent&rsquo; where &lsquo;stowaway inflections and locally-produced slang/have passports of their own&rsquo...
£7.99
inroads, carolyn jess-cooke
Carolyn Jess-Cooke
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 128);"><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><strong>Shortlisted for the London Festival Fringe Prize for the Best First Collection of Poetry 2010.</strong></span></span></p> <p>This debut collection from Seren,<em>...
£7.99
A Dissident Voice, mike jenkins
Mike Jenkins
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>In his fourth collection of poems Mike Jenkins addresses issues of the greatest concern to us in the nineties. His subjects include South Africa, Chile, the Falklands War, Northern Ireland, economic dereliction, the environment and sexual oppression. The &rsquo;dissident voice&rsquo; of the title belongs to anti-nuclear campaigner...
£4.95
treekeepers tale, pascale petit
Pascale Petit
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>Well known for the fierce confessional imagery of her first three books, <em>The Treekeeper&#39;s Tale </em>points towards another facet of the poet&#39;s gift, an intense feeling for the natural world, allied with a personal response to historical incidents and to other lands. The title section of this four-part...
£9.99
the huntress, pascale petit
Pascale Petit
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>Shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize.</p><p>An outstanding volume from Pascale Petit, follow-up to the best-selling <em>The Zoo Father</em>.</p><p>Pascale Petit&rsquo;s last collection, <em>The Zoo Father</em>, was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot and Forward Prizes, and was a Poetry Book...
£7.99
zoo father, pascale petit
Pascale Petit
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p><br /><br /><br />Shortlisted for the 2001 T.S. Eliot Prize, this unique collection centres on a daughter&rsquo;s fraught relationship with her dying father, a man whose legacy to her was violence and abandonment.</p><p>Rich in the imagery of the Amazonian jungle (fire ants, shaman masks, hummingbirds,...
£9.99
Out of stock
Poetry Wales 45.3
Editor Zoe Skoulding
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>The latest Poetry Wales, 45.3 (Winter 2009-10) is out now!<br /><br />In this issue we bring you the second part of Nerys Williams' investigations into the long poem, in which she looks at Robert Minhinnick, John James and Gwyneth Lewis. Carol Watts describes her poetic experiments with mathematics, harmonics and...
£5.50
clwyd anthology,Dewi Roberts
Dewi Roberts
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>From the Airbus at Broughton to the castle at Rhuddlan; from the resorts of the coast to the International Eisteddfod at Llangollen; from the farms of the Vales to the mountains of Hiraethog; from the English of Wrexham to the Welsh of Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, the county of Clwyd - the soon to disappear Clwyd - encompasses hugely...
£6.95
Gwyn Parry
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>A retrospective through poems and photographs of the town of Mynydd Parys, near Amlwch on Anglesey, formerly one of the largest copper mines in the world.</p>
£4.99
Cross-Talk, Siobhan Campbell
Siobhan Campbell
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>Acerbic, cool, controlled, Siobhán Campbell gives us poetry with attitude. Many of the stories here start in Ireland and although the cadences are sweetly lyrical, the narratives are otherwise. Politics here is intrinsic to the tales of the sly, the warped, the landlady &ldquo;Mean as Ireland in the 50&rsquo;s&rdquo;. Nature...
£7.99
Precious Asses, James Methven
James Methven
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>James Methven's brilliant twenty-first century variations on Catullus won the inaugural <i>Poetry Wales</i> Purple Moose Poetry Prize in 2009. 'After' Catullus they may be, but there is nothing passive in these concentrated, ingenious and ferociously funny versions. Marked by variegated obscenity and sudden...
£5.00
Berg, Hilary Menos
Hilary Menos
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p><strong>Winner of the Forward Prize for Best First Collection 2010.</strong><br /><br />In this first collection from Hilary Menos, icebergs floating down the Thames jostle with transvestites in Singapore, aliens wading the Hudson River and the lively crew from the local slaughterhouse. We go shopping with Ingomar...
£7.99
sheenagh pugh later selected poems
0
No votes yet
<p>A poet renowned for the clarity of her style, the originality of her subject matter, and for her erudite and spiky online presence, Sheenagh Pugh is a poet at the height of her career. This book is a companion to her popular earlier <em>Selected Poems</em>, originally published in 1990 and now a GCSE set text.&nbsp;</p...
£9.99
the tethers, carrie etter
Carrie Etter
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 128);"><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><strong>Winner of the London Festival Fringe Prize for the Best First Collection of Poetry 2010.</strong></span></span></p><p>American expatriate Carrie Etter&rsquo;s debut...
£7.99
walford davies, suit of lights
Damian Walford Davies
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>The poems in Damian Walford Davies&rsquo; first full collection are fascinated by serrations of light, parodies of shadow, and all shades in between.</p><p>The bare flesh of a 1951 boxing match, luminous shirts in a country lane, surreal urban attire and the scales of a dying fish illuminate the volume with suits of light...
£7.99
Time Being, Ruth Bidgood
Ruth Bidgood
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p><strong>WINNER OF THE ROLAND MATHIAS PRIZE 2011</strong></p><p>A Poetry Book Society Recommendation.&nbsp;</p><p><em>Time Being</em> is Ruth Bidgood&#39;s&nbsp; 10<sup>th</sup> collection in a career that spans almost 40 years. It has been said, rightly, that Bidgood...
£8.99
moonrise, meirion jordan
Meirion Jordan
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>Finely held moods and moments resonate throughout this unusually accomplished first book. The rich, complex history of Wales often crops up in expected, as in the post industrial imagery of &lsquo;A Camera at Senghenydd Pit&rsquo;, and then, in often unexpected contexts: &lsquo;The New World&rsquo; is a vision, a cross...
£7.99