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Three poems from issue 28

Valzhyna Mort, ‘Music for Girl’s Voice and Bison’

 

Sarah Barnsley, ‘Virginia Woolf Has Fallen Over’

 

Kaleem Hawa, ‘Ballroom Blitz’

 

 

These poems come from portfolios which feature in The White Review No. 28.


ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTOR

was a winner in the Poetry Society Members' Poems Competition (autumn 2018), and shortlisted in the Live Canon Poetry Competition (2018) and for the Bridport Prize (2018, 2010). Publications include The Fire Station (Telltale Press, 2015), and, as an academic, a selection of literary criticism. She lives in Hove.

 was born in Minsk, Belarus. She is the author of two collections of poetry, Factory of Tears and Collected Body (Copper Canyon Press, 2008 and 2011). Mort has received the Lannan Foundation Literary Fellowship, the Bess Hokin Prize from Poetry Magazine, and the Burda Prize for Eastern European authors. Her new book, Music for the Dead and Resurrected, is forthcoming from FSG.

won the 2019 White Review Poet's Prize. He writes about films and books.

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