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Lorna Goodison Awarded Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry
We are overjoyed to share the news that Lorna Goodison, Jamaica's poet laureate and a dear Carcanet author, has been selected as the recipient of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry 2019. read more
John Ash (1948-2019)
Carcanet is truly saddened to announce the passing of JohnAsh, a great poet and friend to the press, who died today aged 71. read more
PBS Spring 2020 Special Commendation for Srinivas Rayaprol
We're really pleased to share the news that Srinivas Rayaprol's forthcoming Selected Poems and Prose edited by Graziano Krätli and Vidyan Ravinthiran has been specially commended by the Poetry Book Society in their Spring 2020 choices! read more
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Fifty Fifty Fifty Fifty Ed. Robyn Marsack
Smart Devices Smart Devices Carol Rumens
Art of Escape Art of Escape Mina Gorji
Heaven Heaven Manuel Vilas Tr. James Womack
Forgetting Forgetting Gabriel Josipovici
The Air Year The Air Year Caroline Bird
Sky Burial Sky Burial Peter Gizzi
Later Emperors Later Emperors Evan Jones
Prose Prose Yves Bonnefoy Ed. Stephen Romer and Anthony Rudolf
Poem of the Day

Renting Emily Dickinson's Bedroom by the Hour

Tara Bergin

I don’t want to do anything.
I just want to watch.
I want to see what she saw.
I don’t want to touch
or be touched;
I want a different kind of pain.
If I can get it once
I won’t come back again.
Taken from 'The Tragic Death of Eleanor Marx'...
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