Publication Date: 20-Nov-10 | ISBN: 9781844717903 | Trim Size: 198 x 129 mm | Extent: 80pp | Format: Paperback
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Part family romance, part archive of lost film, part experimental joke-book, this collection brings together for the first time Nick Potamitis’ three semi-autobiographical serial poems, written between 2004 and 2009. First published in pamphlet form and small press magazines, these playful, painful sequences explore the interweaving legacies of personal and cultural history, the two forever running at different speeds on the same projector.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
N; Nine Coffins; A Book of Night Terrors
PRAISE FOR THIS BOOK
“A poetry for those who delight in linguistic fireworks, dizzy-making holes in the path. Mastery of the recherché word. You don’t believe they exist but they do, they’re history. Keep your Google by your side and you’ll be all right. ” —
“Full of surprising jags, like a boxful of polystyrene chips packed out with bone china for maximum transit damage.” —
Nick Potamitis was born in 1975 and grew up in North London. His poetry was short- listed for an Eric Gregory Award in 2004 and has appeared online and in small press magazines and anthologies.