The Compass Dances is a collection of poems written from 1955 to 2015; the work of almost a lifetime. Influenced by the author's long absence from England, this strikingly original collection provides unique reflection on simultaneously writing in two languages, far away from the familiarity of home. With a nod to postmodernism, the process of authorial construction is left deliberately exposed. Asides and footnotes are used to signpost the reader and provide insight into the inspiration behind Pickering's writing. There ...

The Compass Dances 2016, Matador, Market Harborough

ISBN-13: 9781784625191

UK edition