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Category: Books

FLOOD DRAIN

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Immerse yourself in the watery dreamworld of Tom Chivers’s Flood Drain, out now through Annexe.

MY BLOOD-SOAKED* ESSENTIAL NERUDA

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*hot chocolate-spattered

BEFORE THE CHEESECAKE ARRIVED

raspberry-cheesecake

It’s Valentine’s Day and I’m launching an ebook of anti-romantic poems, Before the Cheesecake Arrived. What’s it about? Well, here’s the blurb:

Poems which sketch the arc of an unsuccessful relationship [in the twenty-first century] from the beginning to the bitter end.

So if you’re feeling bitter about Valentine’s Day this year you’re in luck. Before the Cheesecake Arrived┬áis completely free, so you can download / print / share it in any way you like.

BEOWULF

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I rummaged through the word-hoard and found what I was looking for.

FORMS OF PROTEST

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‘So convincing are these poems that, having finished Forms of Protest, it is unlikely you will be hoodwinked by doublespeak ever again.’

Read my review of Hannah Silva’s debut on The Literateur here.