THE LIMINAL LANDSCAPE OF LOSS: Julia Webb reviews Olga Dermott-and Denise Bundred on the Nine Arches’ blog


apple fallen: “These poems are at their best when they are searingly honest, but they are far from splurges. Each loss is recorded meticulously and the language is tightly controlled.”

Litany of a Cardiologist: “These are unflinching poems whose mixture of the scientific, the surgical and the personal have a cumulative effect. This is difficult stuff rarely touched on in poetry (except perhaps metaphorically) and it is easy to see why Bundred won the 2016 Hippocrates Prize.”

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