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Chrissy Williams, Flying into the Bear and Epigraphs

Chrissy Williams is opening a new space for British experimental poetry. A space that uses the neo-avantgarde strategies of some first and second generation NY School poetry, with its generosity towards the reader via a light touch and warm experimentalism. The poems in both Flying Into The Bear and Epigraphs acknowledge, like T.S. Elliot’s 'The Waste Land', the fragmentary nature of our contemporary existence but they also provide a means to construct a whole from both received wisdom and lived experience.

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Date: 6 August 2014

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