A Poetic Primer for Love and Seduction: Naso was my Tutor (paperback)


A collection of instructional poetry about seduction, love, relationships, inspired by the Roman poet Ovid’s Ars Amatoria. Edited by Rachel Piercey and Emma Wright, and illustrated by Emma Wright.

Paperback ISBN 978 0 9574596 3 2
Publication date: 28th January 2014
Page count: 64


Product Description

Romantic adventurers! Look no further for your new handbook, your trusty adviser in matters of the heart, bedroom and boudoir. Forget the Game! Ditch the Rules! Pick up the Poetic Primer and prepare to take notes.

With poems from Jo Brandon, John Canfield, Jade Cuttle, Amy Key, Anja Konig, Cheryl Moskowitz, Abigail Parry, Rachel Piercey, Richard O’Brien, Christopher Reid, Jacqueline Saphra, Liane Strauss, Nicola Warwick, Ruth Wiggins and Andrew Wynn Owen.


1. Seduction – Ruth Wiggins
2. The Theory of Fireworks – Anja Konig
3. The Connoisseur – Christopher Reid
4. The Giveaway – Nicola Warwick
5. Advice to Members of the Uniformed Professions – Richard O’Brien
6. Myrtus – Ruth Wiggins
7. How To Be Sexy – Amy Key
8. Take Your Positions – Andrew Wynn Owen
9. The Lesson from the Snake – Abigail Parry
10. Forget what you’ve been told – Jo Brandon
11. Dear body – Jade Cuttle
12. Spring Fever Summer Cold – Anja Konig
13. I Give You This as a Token – Cheryl Moskowitz
14. Strategies for the Monogamous – Jacqueline Saphra
15. Strategies for the Adulterous – Jacqueline Saphra
16. How to Have An Affair – Amy Key
17. A&E – Liane Strauss
18. Medicine – Rachel Piercey
19. 52 Card Pickup – Abigail Parry
20. Elixir Amore – John Canfield
21. With this ring – Rachel Piercey