Simon Armitage, illustrated by Clive Hicks Jenkins
A new collaboration with “an anonymous author whose approval is never forthcoming but forever sought”; accompanied by dreamy, mystical illustrations by Clive Hicks Jenkins, screen-printed by the Penfold Press (who do our wrapping paper).
“Find me a thermal stair to speak and soar to you from…”. A wonderful selection for those who enjoyed The Nightfisherman, a collection of his letters which appeared in our list a few years ago that remains a Desert Island Book for at least two Sandoe-ites.
Jamie has won the Forward Prize, the Saltire Prize, the Scottish Book of the Year Award and had umpteen shortlistings for each of her slim volumes. Her non-fiction is also wonderful. She is one of the finest, and most readable, of contemporary poets.