on 02 December, 2012

New work: Travelling with the Wrong Phrasebooks

by Jean Kent (Pitt Street Poetry, August 2012)

Varuna Alumna Jean Kent's latest poetry collection is out NOW!.


Jean Kent Jean Kent's fourth poetry collection travels between Paris, Lithuania, and Lake Macquarie, NSW. Written over the last fifteen years, and completed in Paris, at the Literature Board's Keesing Studio in 2011, it includes the poems that were awarded the Josephine Ulrick Poetry Prize, the Somerset National Poetry Prize and the inaugural Dorothy Porter Prize. The book is available in a limited hardback edition, with specially commissioned artwork by Sydney artist, Oliver Watts; as a paperback; and as an e-book.

Some of Jean’s poems from the book, as well as Jottings about the experience of working with an artist to create what Pitt Street Poetry promised would be ‘An Entirely Beautiful Book’ can be read online at Jean's website.

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