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Poetry

Pilgrim's Flower - Rachael Boast

A powerful new collection from the winner of the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry Prize.

The Hotel Oneira - August Kleinzahler

Kleinzahler's poetry is, as ever, concerned with permeability: voices, places, the real and the dreamed, the present and the past, colliding and intersecting and spilling over into each other. Whether the voice embodied is that of 'an adult male of late m

Correspondences: A Poem and Portraits - Anne Michaels

This beautifully conceived book brings together the best-selling novelist and poet Anne Michaels and the acclaimed artist and writer Bernice Eisenstein in a unique, accordion-style format. Michaels' resonant book-length poem, a historical and persona

The Divine Comedy - Translated by Clive James

Renowned critic and poet Clive James presents the crowning achievement of his career: a monumental translation of Dante's Divine Comedy.

At the Time of Partition - Moniza Alvi

This book-length poem by a leading British poet (born in Pakistan) is set at the time of the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947, weaving a deeply personal story of fortitude and courage. Thousands of people were killed in civil unrest and millions di

Broken Hierarchies: Poems 1952-2012 - Geoffrey Hill, Kenneth Haynes

Broken Hierarchies collects twenty books of poems by Geoffrey Hill, written over sixty years, and presents them in their definitive form. Four of these books (Ludo, Expostulations on the Volcano, Liber Illustrium Virorum, and Al Tempo de' Tremuoti) have n

Cosmic Disco - Grace Nichols

A sparkling galaxy of new poems by one of the UK’s most exciting contemporary poets. From Aurora Borealis, Sun – You’re a Star and A Matter of Holes, to Lady Winter’s Rap, the Earthworm Sonnet and You – a Universe Yourself, this is brilliant po

Six Bad Poets - Christopher Reid

It follows the exploits of a group of hapless bards, more intimately connected than they themselves can possibly know, in their attempts to navigate the hazards of London literary society. Reid's colourful cast includes an ageing ex-offender, a lechero

Little Armoured - Rebecca Perry

In 2011, Poetry Wales magazine awarded the Poetry Wales Purple Moose Poetry Prize for the third time. The judges, Zoe Skoulding and John Barnie, made their selection of the best short collection of poems, submitted anonymously, with the winner receiving G

For the Greek Spring - Kelvin Corcoran

For the Greek Spring is a selection of Kelvin Corcoran's poetry about Greece, combining new work with poems from his previous collections. The poet's sustained engagement with Greece is evident at every turn. Corcoran's project is a re-imagining and rethi