Olivia Gatwood’s first full length collection looks at what it’s like to grow up as a girl and grow into a woman in world where so much violence is afflicted upon girls and women; a world where our popular culture feeds on their pain.
Richard S. Kennedy, E. E. Cummings’ official biographer, compiles a selection of over 100 of the poet’s works. Covering a range of topics, each subject is introduced by Kennedy with brief biographical contextualisation and some of Cummings’ original artworks.
This week I’m sharing my favourite poetry collections.
Carol Ann Duffy’s award-winning 2011 poetry collection, The Bees, was Duffy’s first publication as Poet Laureate. It explores a variety of topics and themes, all bound together by the subtle symbolism of the bee.