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Hope is Lonely

Kim Seung-Hee

Hope is Lonely

Poetry is a world of the imagination that begins with the loneliness and pain of a first-person persona but does not neglect social pain, but rather accompanies it. Thanks to the poem, the first-person can go beyond the first-person and “I” can become “we.” The eggs, pots, brooms, washing lines, flounders, croakers, and cutting boards that I evoke in my poems are metaphors of fragile and endangered women’s existence, as well as being universal human metaphors. I desperately go rowing across a first-person world in an attempt to reach a universal sea.

Kim Seung-Hee

Kim Seung-Hee is regarded in her native Korea as being radically different from any other Korean poet, male or female, in her choice of themes and poetic expression as this selection from two of her recent collections demonstrates. Her poetry is strongly female and feminist, deeply personal, at times surreal, always humane. As John Kinsella writes: Her poems speak across lives and out of lives rather than of lives, and in this they liberate… Brother Anthony’s beautiful clarity of line and word allows the complexity of the poems…to shine through. This poetry, with its shattering lights, brightens the dark places…

[Kim Seung-Hee's] poems vividly depict the pitiful state of one who relies on a distant gleam of light as they follow a path across dark fields. The darker the language of her poetry seems, the more it becomes a premonition of dawn….

Yeom Mu-Ung, critic
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Diary of a Divorce

S. D. Curtis

Diary of a Divorce

An unsentimental, forensic account of the breakup of a marriage, told without rancour and with a humanitarian resolution. An exceptional first book.

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Twenty Poems

Kathrin Schmidt

Twenty Poems

This bilingual (German / English) chapbook of 20 poems makes for an exciting introduction to Kathrin Schmidt’s work. Thanks to Sue Vickerman’s daring translations, we are able to appreciate Schmidt’s irrepressible poetic style as she ranges across the themes of gender, identity, the body, eroticism, her own personal history and language itself.

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The Versopolis Anthology

ed. Patrick McGuinness

The Versopolis Anthology

This anthology showcases sixty poets writing in twenty-five languages from countries across Europe. A feat of European intercultural exchange, it is also a fitting celebration of the Versopolis ethos: an extraordinary variety of themes, styles, and subjects finding common ground in a shared idea of what poetry – and a poetry community – can be.

This anthology is published in collaboration with Beletrina Academic Press, Slovenia, part of the Versopolis project.

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On the Nature of the Universe Bk1

Lucretius

On the Nature of the Universe Bk1

• Winner of an English PEN Prize
• A thoroughly modern and entertaining translation of a highly controversial work
• A book that can be appreciated by the non-Latin reader and the academic alike

  • Paperback £11.99 £8.40 available

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The Years

Jamie McKendrick

The Years

With a number of highly-acclaimed poetry collections to his name, this well-known poet has produced a chapbook of enigmatic and beautifully-crafted poems, each of which is accompanied by an illustration by the poet who reveals himself as an accomplished artist. This will undoubtedly be a collector's piece.

  • Chapbook £8.00 £7.20 available

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Reykjavik Requiem

Gerður Kristný

Reykjavik Requiem

• Awarded a Poetry Book Society Special Commendation
• Gerður Kristný has a huge following in the UK & when possible, will visit the UK to launch this new title
• Her 2 previous books from Arc are amongst our best-selling titles

  • Paperback £10.99 £9.89 available

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Brimstone: A Book of Villanelles

John Kinsella

Brimstone: A Book of Villanelles

• A book notable for its use of the classical form of the villanelle throughout
• A title that will resonate with ecologists and environmentalists
• His previous book from Arc (The Wound|) received a PBS Special Commendation

  • Paperback £10.99 £9.89 available

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The Atlas of Lost Beliefs

Ranjit Hoskote

The Atlas of Lost Beliefs

Commenting on Hoskote's poetry on the Poetry International website, the poet and editor Arundhathi Subramaniam observes: "His writing has revealed a consistent and exceptional brilliance in its treatment of image. Hoskote's metaphors are finely wrought, luminous and sensuous, combining an artisanal virtuosity with passion, turning each poem into a many-angled, multifaced experience."

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Fate's Little Pictures

Larissa Miller

Fate's Little Pictures

Fate's Little Pictures is the latest bilingual poetry pamphlet by Larissa Miller, published by Arc Publications.

Larissa Miller (b. 1940) is a major Russian poet and essayist, a member of the Union of Russian Writers since 1979, and of Russian PEN since 1992.

  • Chapbook £7.00 £6.30 available

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