Bookseller Information

ISBN
9781784632762
Extent
64pp
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
15-Oct-22
Publication Status
Forthcoming
Series
Salt Modern Poets
Subject
Poetry
Trim Size
198 x 129mm

Sing Me Down from the Dark

Synopsis

Sing Me Down From the Dark explores the highs and lows of a ten-year sojourn in Japan, two international marriages, a home coming, and the struggles of cross-cultural relationships. It is full of light and dark, as if the writer herself has been ‘caught off guard’ in the making of these poems.’

Praise for Previous Work

‘Alexandra Corrin-Tachibana's poetry explores the nature of Japanese culture through sensual, well crafted, multilingual poems. Her beguiling poetry is thoroughly lived and utterly contemporary.’ —David Caddy, Tears in the Fence

‘‘Kotoshi mo Yoroshiku’, which I came across judging an anonymous poetry competition, is a formally innovative and exciting poem, which still maintains a sense of heart and intimacy.’ —Andrew McMillan

‘Many of Alexandra Corrin-Tachibana’s poems are informed by her experience of living in

Japan for ten years, so she writes through the lens of a resident who is also an outsider. Her

poems are not interested in the exotic postcard view of the country, but in the everyday,

the ordinary, and how she places herself into these small rituals.’ —Tamar Yoseloff