Includes poems from the edge, confronting evil in its manifestations, especially the bondage of sex and cruelty. They address contemporary issues form confessionalism and reality TV to masculinity in crisis, racial politics, and atheism.
Clare Pollard has published four collections of poetry, the most recent which, Changeling (Bloodaxe, 2011) is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Her play The Weather premiered at the Royal Court Theatre and her documentary for radio, 'My Male Muse', was a Radio 4 Pick of the year. She co-edited the anthology Voice Recognition: 21 Poets for the 21st Century and her new version of Ovid's Heroides will be published by Bloodaxe in May 2013.
Follow Clare's blog at: www.clarepollard.com