Thursday, 29 October 2015

Reading Poetry: Where to Start

Afternoon, folks! Today I filmed one of my most requested videos: a video of poetry recommendations for those who are new to the genre. You can watch it over here and a list of all the books mentioned in the video are below. xx


Forward Prize:
Best British Poetry:

Eating Fire by Margaret Atwood
The Asylum Dance by John Burnside:
Apocrypha by Catherynne M. Valente

The Patron Saint of School Girls by Liz Berry

Kate Tempest:
Hollie McNish:

No Matter the Wreckage Sarah Kay:

What We Buried by Caitlyn Siehl

What the Water Gave Me by Pascale Petit

Poems from the Mullard Space Science Laboratory by Simon Barraclough

Life on Mars by Tracy K. Smith

Some Planet by John Montara

Glass, Irony and God by Anne Carson:

Grief is the Thing With Feathers:
Crow by Ted Hughes

Emily Dickinson Collected Poems
Fair Copy by Rebecca Hazelton

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