New York Hotel

New York Hotel

by Ian Seed

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Overview

‘The delight of Ian Seed’s brilliantly droll poems is that they are not entirely droll. They look and sound normal, like brief prose anecdotes told in a bar but the apparent normality is edged with disorientation, menace and anxiety. We slip over the edge in an instant and look to recover our balance but can’t quite. The world has gone, leaving behind a comical void. And that, we understand, is the nature of the world. The voice is controlled, in fact it’s perfect. It’s just that nothing else is.’ —George Szirtes

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848615724
Publisher: Shearsman Books
Publication date: 01/09/2018
Pages: 90
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.22(d)

About the Author

Ian Seed's poems, fiction, translations, articles and reviews have appeared in magazines such as The North, PN Review, Poetry Salzburg Review, Poetry Wales, Shearsman, Stride, and Tears in the Fence. He teaches at the University of Chester. From 2006 to 2015, he edited the online poetry journal Shadowtrain. New York Hotel is his fifth collection from Shearsman Books.

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