Skip to main content

Posts

'Prepare to be immersed in the heat and vibrancy of Florida's natural world, full of such sensual detail that to read it is to breathe it in.' -Jo Shapcott [review of Greyhound Night Service]

Featured

Greyhound Night Service

I have finally dusted the last remaining cobwebs of my PhD out of my study, and right in time for an important arrival in the post: a beautiful box of books, Greyhound Night Service, my new pamphlet now out with Maquette!

I am thrilled to have found such a fitting home for the poetry that has long-preoccupied my imagination. When I came upon the submissions page at Maquette, and the following statement, I felt immediately akin to the publisher: 'We have a preference for [...] poems written in sequence, or chapbooks which are a discrete project in themselves.' 

The main flow of Greyhound Night Service is a sequence of poems that were inspired by my journeys down the Chassahowitzka River just off the Gulf Coast of Florida. I spent my childhood not far south of there, yet this specific local river only came into my acquaintance in early adulthood, once I began to investigate further afield and to take voyages into the landscape of Florida that was remote from the cities and su…

Latest posts

Field Notes on Hambidge

Transitions of a Resident