Philip Gross
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<p>A Fold in the River, from Seren Books, is the fruit of collaboration between T.S. Eliot prize-winning poet Philip Gross and the visual artist Valerie Coffin Price. Philip Gross once lived on the banks of the River Taff in Wales and his journals are the source for the powerful poems. Valerie Coffin Price revisited the walking route along...
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Paul Deaton
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<p><em>A Watchful Astronomy</em> by Paul Deaton is the thoughtful debut poetry collection by this already well-regarded author who has published his work in national magazines like <em>The Spectator</em>, and <em>London Magazine</em> as well as in more literary journals like the <em>PN Review. </...
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Paul Groves
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<p>Paul Groves&rsquo;s first volume confirms the promise which has marked him out as one of the most engaging poetic voices of recent years. Crystalline, deft, and exhilaratingly ironic, these poems deserve a wide audience. Those who are not already familiar with Paul Groves&rsquo;s well-crafted verse will not be disappointed by this...
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Polly Atkin
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<p><strong>&lsquo;With her keen senses,&nbsp;she celebrates nature in all its glory. &rsquo; &ndash; Disclaimer Magazine</strong></p><p><strong>&lsquo;Powerful and tender&rsquo; &ndash; Mslexia</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><em>Basic Nest...
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Paul Henry
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<p><strong>Shortlisted&nbsp;for Wales Book of the Year </strong><strong>2016</strong></p><p><strong>​</strong>Paul Henry has gained a reputation as one of of the best poets in the UK. <em>Boy Running</em> is his beautiful sixth collection and the first to follow&nbsp; <a...
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Paul Henry
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<p>Private and public worlds collide in Paul Henry&#39;s second collection. A cast that includes, amongst others, butchers, teachers, hairdressers, mechanics and town planners sustains this poet&rsquo;s awareness of human strengths and frailties. Acutely portrayed in the moving middle sequence, where the fall from grace of an elderly...
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Paul Groves
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<p>Sex and Death are the dominant themes of this provocative collection. With precise formal elegance and ironic flair Groves expertly dissects the angst of contemporary man. Groves&rsquo; territory is a no-man&rsquo;s land between convention and perversion: a man is driven wild by a woman putting on her clothes; a woman tries to...
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Pascale Petit
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<p>SHORTLISTED FOR THE T.S. ELIOT PRIZE 2014<br /><br />The Fauverie of this book is the big-cat house in the Jardin des Plantes zoo. But the word also evokes the Fauves, &lsquo;primitive&rsquo; painters who used raw colour straight from the tube. Like <a href="http://www.serenbooks.com/book/the-zoo-father/...
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Peter Finch
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<p>In <em>Food</em> the multi-talented and endlessly inventive Peter Finch keenly observes the dark forces that afflict us and then relentlessly skewers them with a quick wit, or twists form to give alternative versions, inflicting a random beauty on the stale or predictable.</p><p>He fearlessly lampoons the cliches...
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Petr Borkovec
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<p>Petr Borkovec is a young Czech poet who is making a name for himself across Europe and beyond. Already translated into several other European languages including French, German and Italian, <em>From the Interior </em>is the first generous selection of his work to appear in English.</p><p>The book draws on work from...
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Paul Henry
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<div>Here is a book of ghosts, from the mysterious traveller in the title poem who, mistaken for another man, starts to crave his new alter ego, to the first person of &lsquo;Between Two Bridges&rsquo;, Henry&rsquo;s long poem on Newport, who follows his teenage ghost across the city for a night:</div><div>&nbsp;...
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Paul Groves
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<p>Following the substantial critical acclaim for <em>Academe</em>, his previous volume, Paul Groves has produced a book which surpasses even that high standard.</p><p>Its contents, whose alternating rhyme and free verse lengths are balanced precisely, explore the human condition with disarming honesty. The subjects...
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passing through, john tripp
John Tripp
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<p><em>Passing Through</em> was John Tripp&rsquo;s first collection of poems for six years. His many admirers will be pleased to find that he has lost none of his pithiness, or his characteristic style and rhythm.</p><p>His settings are wide-ranging, from expensive restaurants, market towns, historical sites,...
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Playing House, Katherine Stansfield
Katherine Stansfield
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<em>Playing House</em> is the debut collection of poetry from Katherine Stansfield. A concise wit, a distinct voice and an unsettling view of the domestic characterise these poems whose subjects are the ordinary as viewed through the author&rsquo;s satirical yet sympathetic eye. John Lennon&rsquo;s tooth, an imaginary &...
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Peter Finch
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<p>Ever wondered if there was another way of doing it? <em>Poems for Ghosts</em> takes up where Peter Finch&#39;s <em>Selected Poems</em> left off. A compendium of modernist plunder, this is no collection for lovers of the traditionally tame.</p><p>Sound poems, found poems, straight poems. hooliganism...
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Precious Asses, James Methven
James Methven
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<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...
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Paul Groves
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<div>'Paul Groves is a deft storyteller, genial ironist, and brilliant portraitist. His poems are superb.'&nbsp; William Oxley</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>'Groves&acute;s style is distinctive, owing something to Larkin, not only in its politically incorrect manner and determination to call...
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Peter Finch
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<p>A prolific, relentlessly inventive, provocative and often hilarious poet, Peter Finch has published over twenty volumes of verse, as well as prose, including the popular alternative guide books in Seren&#39;s Real... series.This selection follows his popular Selected Poems (1987) with a choice of work from books published in the past...
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Polly Atkin
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<p>These atmospheric and keenly observational poems offer us a slant perspective on everyday things and events: the ugliness of an elderly mute swan; or a group of migraine sufferers forming a fellowship and holding regular meetings. Poems addressing the complexity of contemporary relationships sit alongside those riffing on traditional...
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Paul Henry
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<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...
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Pascale Petit
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<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...
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Paul Henry
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<p>The Milk Thief is time - as it colours the lives of the characters and relatives who feature in Paul Henry&rsquo;s new collection of poems. The first two sections of the book are set primarily against the backdrop of the Ceredigion coast in Wales. A giant turtle washed up on the beach, an encounter with the British Boomerang Champion...
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Pascale Petit
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<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...
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Pascale Petit
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<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,...
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