Prose poetry is at the cutting edge of contemporary writing, freeing words from the bounds of traditional poetic grammar and bringing the magic of verse to flash fiction. In this ambitious, ground-breaking anthology, Valley Press showcases new work from a diverse range of UK writers, carefully curated by editors Anne Caldwell and Oz Hardwick.
Featuring bite-sized morsels of original writing from newly-crowned laureate Simon Armitage, Jen Hadfield, Luke Kennard, Helen Mort, George Szirtes, Kim Moore, Inua Ellams, Carrie Etter and a host of other new and established talent, this is the ideal travelling companion for readers searching for a mind-expanding literary adventure.
Full list of contributors: Astrid Alben, Nick Allen, Roselle Angwin, Simon Armitage, Liz Bahs, Becky Balfourth, Linda Black, K. Blair, Owen Bullock, Sue Burge, Jane Burn, Maggie Butt, Susie Campbell, Mary Jean Chan, Debjani Chatterjee, Becky Cherriman, Jenna Clake, Geraldine Clarkson, Claire Collison, Patricia Debney, Kym Deyn, Sarah Dobbs, Kristian Doyle, Charlotte Eichler, Inua Ellams, Carrie Etter, Ailish Fowler, John Freeman, James Goodman, Mark Granier, Jen Hadfield, Robert Harper, Ceinwen E. Cariad Haydon, Tania Hershman, Gaia Holmes, Helen Ivory, Haley Jenkins, Luke Kennard, Therese Kieran, Sophia Knight, Janet Lees, Ágnes Lehóczky, Michael Loveday, Lisa Matthews, Jane Monson, Helen Moore, Kim Moore, Helen Mort, Paul Munden, Winston Plowes, Katrina Porteous, Robert Powell, Angela Readman, Anna Reckin, Anna Robinson, Mark Russell, Anne Ryland, Miles Salter, Maggie Sawkins, Ian Seed, Mark Ryan Smith, Paul Stephenson, Hannah Stone, Nic Stringer, George Szirtes, Samuel Tongue, Helen Tookey, Julia Webb, Natalie Whittaker, Heidi Williamson, Cliff Yates, Tamar Yoseloff
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The Map and the Clock : A Laureate’s Choice of the Poetry of Britain and Ireland Edited by Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke£9.99
The Map and the Clock is a celebration of the most scintillating poems ever composed on our islands. Curated by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, and by Gillian Clarke, National Poet of Wales, this anthology gathers together fourteen centuries of extraordinary verse.