Zosia Kuczyńska’s With others in your absence tells the story of a return to the living, travelling out of the acuteness of grief into new ways of being towards others. Moving forwards and occasionally backwards in time, it celebrates the platonic relationships through which the speaker learns to readjust to a world made strange following the loss of a parent.
Page count: 36 | Publication date: 31 July 2021 | Paperback ISBN: 9781912915835
In her heady debut pamphlet Myrtle, Ruth Wiggins celebrates the primal forces of nature and the human heart. Interweaving the ancient with the modern world, she explores fertility and death in poems imbued with a subtle eroticism, dry humour and resolute playfulness.
Page count: 36 | Publication date: 2 Sep 2021 | Paperback ISBN 9781912915798
Valerie Bence’s Overlap is a testament to ordinary lives, and a meditation on grandmothers. Part memoir, part family history, Overlap is a series of vivid vignettes from the poet’s childhood, courtship, motherhood and grandmotherhood, spanning the 20th and 21st centuries.
Page count: 36 | Publication date: 27 January 2022 | Paperback ISBN: 9781912915941