A sequence of poems set in an imagined city, examining the impact of post-industrialisation and the effect of toxic political leadership on the collapse of cities and communities. The poems offer perspectives from various characters living in the City, from the tour guide to the photographer to the hostess at Kissorama.
With black-and-white illustrations by Emma Dai’an Wright.
Paperback ISBN 978-1-912915-46-0
Publication date: 6th November 2020
Page count: 32
About the poet
Roz Goddard is a poet and teacher. Lost City is her sixth collection of poetry. She is a former poet laureate of Birmingham. Her most recent collection, Spill, was published by Flarestack Poets in 2018. The Sopranos Sonnets and other poems, published by Nine Arches Press, was featured on BBC Radio 3’s The Verb. She is a poetry mentor for The Poetry Society.