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By Okigbo, Christopher, 1932-1967
Book. English.
Published Oxford: Heinemann, 2011
Christopher Okigbo's words have often been described as prophetic and have inspired generations of writers in Nigeria and beyond. This collection of interlinked...

By Walker, Alice, 1944- author
Book. English.
Published New York: The New Press, 2013
In this luminous collection of poems, Alice Walker casts her eye on history, politics and nature, as well as world figures. In tributes to such people...

eBook. English.
Published London: Saqi, 2009
Mahmoud Darwish was often cited as the poetic voice of the Palestinian people. During the summer of 2006, Darwish was in Ramallah. He recorded his observations...

By Hannah, Sophie, 1971-
eBook. English.
Published Manchester: Carcanet, 2003
In this collection of poetry, Sophie Hannah explores and celebrates the complex interactions and strong feelings involved in everyday experience, in poems...

By Burns, Robert, 1759-1796
eBook. English.
Published Edinburgh: Canongate, 2009
The Scottish poet Robert Burns has been idolised and eulogised. He has been sainted, painted, tarted up and toasted. In this text, Scottish essayist Andrew...

By Dunmore, Helen, 1952-
eBook. English.
Published Tarset: Bloodaxe, 2012
As soon as you turn your back, time slips. The humdrum present has become the precious, irrecoverable past. The ways in which the present longs for the...

By Tempest, Kate, author
Book. English.
Published London: Picador, 2016
'Let Them Eat Chaos', Kate Tempest's long poem written for live performance and heard on the album release of the same name, is both a powerful sermon...

By Robertson, Robin, 1955- author
Book. English.
Published London: Picador, 2013
Charged with strangeness and beauty, 'Hill of Doors' is a haunted and haunting book, where each successive poem seems a shape conjured from the shadows...

By Ivory, Helen, 1969-
Book. English.
Published Tarset: Bloodaxe, 2010
Inside 'The Breakfast Machine' a chicken on squeaky tin legs is cooking you eggs & a squirrel plays tape-recorded birdsong high up in a tree. The Horsemen...

By Francis, Matthew, 1956- author
Book. English.
Published London: Faber & Faber, 2017
'Here at the turn of the leaf a horseman is riding.' 'The Mabinogi' is the Welsh national epic, a collection of prose tales of war and enchantment, adventure...
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