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Deryn Rees-Jones
Deryn Rees-Jones won an Eric Gregory award in 1993. The Memory Tray (Seren, 1995) was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. Her other works are Signs Round a Dead Body (Seren, 1998), Quiver (Seren, 2004), and a groundbreaking critical study of twentieth-century women’s poetry, Consorting with Angels (Bloodaxe, 2005), which was published alongside her accompanying anthology Modern Women Poets (Bloodaxe, 2005). In 2010 she received a Cholmondeley Award from the Society of Authors. Burying the Wren was published in 2012; it was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, and shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize and a Times Literary Supplement book of the year. She is Professor of Poetry at the University of Liverpool, and is the editor of the Pavilion Poetry series, for Liverpool University Press. Erato, a new collection of poems, is forthcoming with Poetry Wales Press in June 2019.

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Three Poems

Poetry

June 2019

Deryn Rees-Jones

Poetry

June 2019

EYES TO THE RIGHT, NOSE TO THE LEFT     I had heard wrong. Someone was weeping.   *   But I couldn’t tell...

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poetry

June 2013

Major Organs

Melissa Lee-Houghton

poetry

June 2013

When they take my brain out of its casing it will be fluorescent and the mortuary assistant will have...

fiction

May 2013

Cabbage Butterflies

Ryū Murakami

TR. Ralph McCarthy

fiction

May 2013

The guy looked disappointed when he saw me. My one sales point is that I’m young, but my eyelids...

poetry

August 2016

Three New Poems

Sarah V. Schweig

poetry

August 2016

‘The Audit’ and ‘Red Bank’ are excerpts from Schweig’s forthcoming book, Take Nothing With You (University of Iowa Press, 2016).  ...

 

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