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Caoilinn Hughes finalist for New Zealand Post Book Awards 2014
We are delighted to announce that Irish-born poet Caoilinn Hughes is a finalist in the 2014 New Zealand Post Book Awards with her debut collection Gathering Evidence. read more
Kei Miller longlisted for the International Dylan Thomas Prize 2014
Carcanet are delighted to announce that Kei Miller 's The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion has been longlisted for the 2014 International Dylan Thomas Prize! read more
Three Carcanet Poets on the Forward Shortlist!
We are delighted to announce that Carcanet poets Louise Glück , Kei Miller and Jeffrey Wainwright have been shortlisted for the 2014 Forward Prize for Best First Collection and Best Single Poem category! read more
Sinead Morrissey reads from T S Eliot Prize-winning Parallax at the Royal Fesitval HallListen
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Mari Magno, Dipsychus and other poems Ed. Anthony Kenny
Fall in, Ghosts: The War Prose of Edmund Blunden Ed. Robyn Marsack
The Best of Poetry London Ed. Tim Dooley and Martha Kapos
The Symbolist Movement in Literature Ed. Matthew Creasy
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The fossil's autobiography (abridged)
History's tank was mowingTaken from 'New Poetries II'...
down my resistance.
I was about to be
gone for good.
embedded in a stone.
The stone that twitches
under each new plough
sowing freedom for strangers.
Anyone who'd walked
along the vector of my defeat
would have seen
me, leaping up, alive
going under and hopeful, insistently
eating the sunlight in the rising wheat.
All particles of my eradication
flaring inside the hardening rock,
striking sparks off the future's dull blade,
Watch your step.
The Carcanet Blog Save the date! A summer of events from Carcanet read more Significant Soil: John Greening reflects on the origins of To the War Poets read more Arthur Symons: The Symbolist Movement in Literature read more Carcanet on the 2014 Forward Prize Shortlist read more Michael Schmidt - The Novel: A Biography read more 'Here Be Hippies': John Gallas's Kathmandoodles read more
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