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National Poetry Day 2015

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Paper aeroplane: selected poems 1989-2014 by Simon Armitage

40 Sonnets by Don Paterson

40 Sonnets by Don Paterson

The first collection from Don Paterson since the Forward prize-winning Rain in 2009 is a series of traditional and experimental sonnets. It takes aim at subjects such as Tony Blair and Dundee City Council.

Division Street by Helen Mort

Division Street by Helen Mort

Named after a street in Sheffield, this is Mort’s first full-length book. She was shortlisted for the 2013 Costa Poetry Award and was given a Foyle Young Poet of the Year award so many times they made her a judge.

The beautiful librarians by Sean O’Brien

The beautiful librarians by Sean O'Brien

A celebratory ode to heroic librarians. The collection opens on a wholly different room, vista or landscape, each drawn with the poet’s increasingly refined sense of tone, history and rhetorical assurance.

Kim Kardashian’s marriage by Sam Riviere

Kim Kardashian's Marriage by Sam Riviere

Norwich-educated poet reflects on popular culture and Kim Kardashian’s 72 day marriage. Sam Riviere has used the press feeding frenzy as a point of ignition, deploying terms from Kardashian’s make-up regimen to explore surfaces and self-consciousness.

Poems by Iain Banks and Ken MacLeod

Poems by Iain Banks and Ken MacLeod

Posthumous volume of poetry from the much missed writer. Readers of Iain’s novels will find in these poems many aspects of his writing with which they are already familiar.

Paper aeroplane: selected poems 1989-2014 by Simon Armitage

Paper aeroplane: selected poems 1989-2014 by Simon Armitage

Selections from a quarter-century of Armitage’s work, from his debut to the latest uncollected poems. It draws upon such award-winning poetry collections as Kid, The Universal Home Doctor and Seeing Stars.

Brandon King

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