loading...
Advanced Search

$9.99

Selected Poems draws together the best of Colette Bryce's highly acclaimed and prize-winning collections; including The Heel of Bernadette (2000), winner of the Aldeburgh Prize, The Full Indian Rope Trick (2004), short-listed for the T. S. Eliot Prize and The Whole & Rain-domed Universe, shortlisted for the Forward Prize and winner of the Ewart-Biggs Prize. Moving from the melodic to the political, from the humorous to the nostalgic, Bryce's poetry explores home, escape, family and childhood. Her Selected Poems is a perfect compilation of her most impressive work and the perfect introduction to one of poetry's most lyrical voices.

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781760553364
  • Format: eBook
  • Pub Date: 26/04/2017
  • Category: Literature & literary studies / Poetry
  • Imprint: Picador
  • Price: $9.99
Selected Poems draws together the best of Colette Bryce's highly acclaimed and prize-winning collections; including The Heel of Bernadette (2000), winner of the Aldeburgh Prize, The Full Indian Rope Trick (2004), short-listed for the T. S. Eliot Prize and The Whole & Rain-domed Universe, shortlisted for the Forward Prize and winner of the Ewart-Biggs Prize. Moving from the melodic to the political, from the humorous to the nostalgic, Bryce's poetry explores home, escape, family and childhood. Her Selected Poems is a perfect compilation of her most impressive work and the perfect introduction to one of poetry's most lyrical voices.

Author Information

Colette Bryce was born in Derry in 1970. After studying in England, she settled in London for some years where she received an Eric Gregory Award in 1995 and won the National Poetry Competition in 2003. She has published four poetry collections with Picador, most recently The Whole & Rain-domed Universe (2014), recipient of a Christopher Ewart-Biggs Award in memory of Seamus Heaney. She has held literary fellowships at various universities in the UK, Ireland and the US, and currently lives in Newcastle upon Tyne where she works as a freelance writer and editor. She received a Cholmondeley Award for poetry in 2010.