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



BOOKS MENTIONED:

Forward Prize: http://www.forwardartsfoundation.org/forward-prizes-for-poetry/forward-books-of-poetry/
Best British Poetry: http://www.saltpublishing.com/products/best-british-poetry-2015-9781784630300

Eating Fire by Margaret Atwood http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28778.Eating_Fire
The Asylum Dance by John Burnside: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/670652.The_Asylum_Dance
Apocrypha by Catherynne M. Valente http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1719125.Apocrypha

The Patron Saint of School Girls by Liz Berry http://www.tall-lighthouse.co.uk/lizberry.html

Kate Tempest: http://katetempest.co.uk/
Hollie McNish: http://holliepoetry.com/

No Matter the Wreckage Sarah Kay: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18288210-no-matter-the-wreckage?from_search=true&search_version=service

What We Buried by Caitlyn Siehl http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22618173-what-we-buried

What the Water Gave Me by Pascale Petit http://www.pascalepetit.co.uk/what-the-water-gave-me/

Poems from the Mullard Space Science Laboratory by Simon Barraclough http://www.sidekickbooks.com/laboratorio.php

Life on Mars by Tracy K. Smith https://www.graywolfpress.org/books/life-mars

Some Planet by John Montara http://yesyesbooks.com/store/book/0000027/

Glass, Irony and God by Anne Carson: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/150250.Glass_Irony_and_God?from_search=true&search_version=service

Grief is the Thing With Feathers: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25334576-grief-is-the-thing-with-feathers?from_search=true&search_version=service
Crow by Ted Hughes http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/97553.Crow?from_search=true&search_version=service

Emily Dickinson Collected Poems
Fair Copy by Rebecca Hazelton https://ohiostatepress.org/index.htm?books/book%20pages/hazelton%20fair.html

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