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Ten new poets from Spread the Word

Author: Bernardine Evaristo; Daljit Nagra
Publisher: Tarset : Bloodaxe, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This groundbreaking anthology of ten new poets truly reflects the multicultural make-up of contemporary Britain. At a time when less than 1% of all poetry books published in the UK are by black or Asian poets, the work of these writers testifies to the quality and versatility of vital writing that should not be overlooked. These new voices draw on cultural influences and multiple heritages that can only enrich and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
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Ten new poets from Spread the Word
(OCoLC)624419077
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernardine Evaristo; Daljit Nagra
ISBN: 9781780370378 1780370377
OCLC Number: 874902677
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Description; Title Page; Contents; BERNARDINE EVARISTO: Why It Matters; KAREN McCARTHY WOOLF; Yellow Logic; ROWYDA AMIN; Mojave; Desert Sunflowers; Insect Studies; Frost Fair; Monkey Daughter; Grandparents; MIR MAHFUZ ALI; My Salma; Midnight, Dhaka, 25 March 1971; My First Shock at School; Bidisha on the Wall; Still Birth; DENISE SAUL; City of Coffee and Rain; Quartz Cave; Moon Jelly; One; ROGER ROBINSON; The Stand Pipe; Griffiths; Mr Lee Wah Moves Mountains; Miss Jagroop; The New La Diablesse; SHAZEA QURAISHI; THE COURTESAN'S REPLY; Mwanza, Malawi; MALIKA BOOKER; Overseer's Lament. Earth's SaltPlait; Pepper Sauce; SENI SENEVIRATNE; Sitting for the Mistress; Roquebrun; L'inconnue de la Seine; Montefegatesi; NICK MAKOHA; The Drive-In; Prayers for exiled poets; Father Cornelius; Beatitude; JANET KOFI-TSEKPO; Eudora Welty; Poem for Rumi; Rose Garden, Lidice; The Book of Puddle; Biographies of editors; Biographies of mentors; Acknowledgements; Previous publications; About Spread the Word; Copyright.
Responsibility: edited by Bernardine Evaristo & Daljit Nagra.

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This anthology is the culmination of a much needed initiative by literature development agency Spread the Word to support talented new Black and Asian poets.  Read more...

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"[The editors] compile these writers to grant voice to minority poets in the United Kingdom, providing a very different view of the world. . . A fine volume of poetry." -- Midwest Book Review Read more...

 
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