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Birmingham Jazz Incarnation

Birmingham Jazz Incarnation

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Birmingham Jazz Incarnation is a sequence of poems by Simon Turner, illustrated by Mark Andrew Webber.

 

What a feeling, when one escapes the musty

tomb-like bookshop atmosphere carrying a collection

of poetry under your arm, & barely stumbles three feet

before colliding with the gorgeous garish daylight: a crisp clean sky like a newly minted fiver,

no clouds, & blossoms exploding on every tree.

 

Page count: 36

Publication date: 12th October 2017

Paperback ISBN: 9781910139868

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Simon Turner

Simon Turner was born in Birmingham in 1980. His second full collection, Difficult Second Album, was published by Nine Arches Press in 2010 and a collaborative poem written with the performance poet Polarbear (aka Steve Camden) is on public display as part of the Spiceal Street development in Birmingham city centre. He is a co-editor of the recently-resuscitated Gists and Piths, a literary blogzine focusing on contemporary poetry. He lives and works in Warwickshire.

Description

Drawing on the inventions of Oulipo, Simon Turner decomposes and recomposes one of his own poems in a variety of forms and styles throughout Birmingham Jazz Incarnation. The result is a hymn to the pleasures of music, reading, writing, and city life, humming with a joyous experimental energy.

With black-and-white linocut illustrations by Mark Andrew Webber.

Additional information

Dimensions 11.0 × 17.8 cm
Format

Pamphlet, eBook

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