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Susan Wicks has published three books of poetry with Bloodaxe: House of Tongues (2011), De-iced (2007), and Night Toad: New & Selected Poems (2003), which included a new collection with selections from three earlier books published by Faber: Singing Underwater, winner of the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival Prize; Open Diagnosis, which was one of the Poetry Society's New Generation Poets titles; and The Clever Daughter, a Poetry Book Society Choice which was shortlisted for both T.S. Eliot and Forward Prizes. She has also published two novels and a short memoir, Driving My Father. Her translation of Valerie Rouzeau's Cold Spring in Winter (Arc, 2009) was shortlisted for the 2010 International Griffin Poetry Prize and the Oxford-Weidenfeld Prize. Born and raised in Kent, she lives in Tunbridge Wells, and teaches at Goldsmiths' College, London.

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House of Tongues by Susan Wicks
House of Tongues
Susan Wicks
Reviewed and selected by our poetry expert, Liam Parkin. House of Tongues is an intimate and emotional collection from Susan Wicks, encompassing small details of daily experiences, yet exploding them in a wealth of feeling and expression. Throughout the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2011

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