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Spacecraft navigates the white space of the page and the distance between people. Margins, edges and coastlines abound in John McCullough's tender, humorous explorations of... Read more
Spacecraft navigates the white space of the page and the distance between people. Margins, edges and coastlines abound in John McCullough's tender, humorous explorations of contemporary life and love. Encompassing everything from lichen to lava lamps, and from the etymology of words to Brighton's gay scene, Spacecraft is a humane and spellbinding collection from the winner of the 2012 Polari first Book Prize.
PART ONE: FLYING MACHINES! Flittermouse Some Days I'm Visited by a Church of Rain Sugar Hammer 1001 Nights The Desert Photographer Nullibiety Lichen In The Angelfish Cafe Flother PART TWO: NAVIGATING A SPACEMastodon and Mouse Voyage Lava Lamp The Fire MarketStirious Haul I've Carried a Door On My Back for Ten Years P Glitter O PART THREE: THE SPACE AGEQueens Road Books The Hole-Digging Contest Rooms The Booth Museum of Natural History Vault The Anger Room The Mathematics of Plovers Formations Ghost Atlas The Wilful Eye PART FOUR: LIVING SPACEThe Restaurant at One Thousand Feet The Marina VillageCity of WindsThe Empty Market The Fog [-] R O C K Brighton Puffin Clues Cat Flap NOTES
John McCullough's first collection of poems The Frost Fairs won the Polari First Book Prize in 2012. It was a Book of the Year for The Independent and The Poetry School, and a summer read for The Observer. He teaches creative writing at the Open Universityand New Writing South, and lives in Hove, East Sussex.
Spacecraft navigates white space of the page and distances between people. Margins, edges and coastlines abound in McCullough's tender explorations of contemporary life and love. From lichen to lava lamps, from etymology to Brighton's gay scene, Spacecraft is a humane and spellbinding collection from the winner of the 2012 Polari First Book Prize.
What does it mean to be a friend in Shakespeare'sEngland? In their writings on the subject,Renaissance users of rhetoric would recognize, deployand appreciate tropes and textual ambiguities in amanner alien to twenty-first century readers. Thelarge body of classical writings on friendship whichcropped up on early modern school curricula,especially Cicero's productively paradoxical DeAmicitia,...
The Frost Fairs is a moving book with a global and historical reach, dealing with love in many forms from modern transatlantic relationships to hidden gay lives from the past. Formally deft yet deeply poignant, these poems use language filled with imagination and musicality in their exploration of the possibilities of the human heart.
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