A Mutual Friend: Poems for Charles Dickens

mutualfriendcover.jpgIn celebration of the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens, Two Rivers Press with the English Association present an anthology of new poems by contemporary writers responding to the life and work of this most enduringly popular of novelists.

Prompted by incidents from his life, the characters and plots of his novels, or their afterlife in other arts and cultural memory, these poems offer a series of intimate glimpses into Dickens’s place in the current poetic imagination.

Edited by award-winning poet and translator Peter Robinson, with an introduction by Adrian Poole, the anthology includes contributions from more than fifty poets, among them

Moniza Alvi Angela Leighton
Robyn Bolam Jamie McKendrick
Alison Brackenbury Paul Muldoon
Fred D’Aguiar Sean O’Brien
Gerald Dawe Deryn Rees-Jones
Maura Dooley Peter Riley
Ian Duhig Carol Rumens
Elaine Feinstein Elizabeth Smither
John Fuller C. K. Stead
Philip Gross George Szirtes
John Hegley Jeffrey Wainwright

Cost: £10.00 + £1 post and packing           ISBN: 978-1-901677-78-2     120 pages



Launch Events

London: 4th October 2012, Foundling Museum, London 6.00-8.00pm

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