The Room Between Us (Pavilion Poetry Lup) (Paperback)

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The Room Between Us (Pavilion Poetry Lup) (Paperback)


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Shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize 2022.
A PBS Recommendation Summer 2022.

In her debut collection, Denise Saul explores family and identity as she tells the story of a mother's illness and subsequent aphasia, and a daughter's ongoing role as carer. At the heart of their relationship is an awareness of the inadequacies of language to name painful experiences as together they start to know the world afresh.

Deeply affecting, the book finds a space for both the extraordinary and the ordinary, balancing all that is between. Such betweenness creates a space to explore wider dynamics of power, and the epiphanies and aftershocks of ongoing loss.
Denise is the author of two pamphlets. White Narcissi (Flipped Eye Publishing) was Poetry Book Society Pamphlet Choice and House of Blue (Rack Press) was PBS Pamphlet Recommendation. She is the recipient of Poetry Society's Geoffrey Dearmer Prize and Fellow of The Complete Works. Denise holds a PhD in Creative Writing (poetry) from University of Roehampton. She was awarded Arts Council England's Grant for the Arts Award, for the delivery of her video poem collaborative project, Silent Room: A Journey of Language. Her project can be found at http: //
Product Details ISBN: 9781800854857
ISBN-10: 1800854854
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
Publication Date: May 1st, 2022
Pages: 52
Language: English
Series: Pavilion Poetry Lup