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Author: Deryn Rees-Jones

ISBN: 9781781725108
Publication Date: 23 May 2019
Publisher: Seren, Bridgend
Format: Paperback, 216x138 mm, 72 pages
Language: English

Erato takes its title from the muse of lyric poetry. Drawing on brief, documentary-style narratives of her life, combined with lyric reinventions, Deryn Rees-Jones asks questions about past, present and future, about the slippages of memory, all our errors and erasures, and the places we inhabit when processing trauma.

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Author Biography:
Deryn Rees-Jones works as a poet, editor and critic. She won an Eric Gregory award in 1993 and The Memory Tray (Seren, 1995) was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. Her other works are Signs Round a Dead Body (Seren, 1998), Quiver (Seren, 2004), and a groundbreaking critical study of twentieth-century women's poetry, Consorting with Angels (Bloodaxe, 2005), published alongside Modern Women Poets (Bloodaxe, 2005). She is Professor of Poetry at Liverpool University, and editor of the poetry series for Pavilion Press (Liverpool University Press).