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The Met Office Advises Caution

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Description for The Met Office Advises Caution Paperback. An intelligent, witty, warm-hearted debut by a leading contributor to New Poetries VI Num Pages: 72 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 136 x 9. Weight in Grams: 116.
Shortlisted for The Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry First Collection Prize 2017. Rebecca Watts's debut collection is a witty, warm-hearted guide to the English landscape, and a fresh take on nature poetry. In assured style, Watts positions herself where Wordsworth, Frost and Hughes have stood; with an original point of view and an openness to the possibilities of form, she retunes the genre for modern ears. From the wide-open plains of ecology and social history to the intimate enclosures of dreams, homes and bodies, these poems approach their often-unusual subjects with the clarity and matter-of-factness of Simon Armitage and with ... Read more

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About Rebecca Watts
Rebecca Watts was born in Suffolk in 1983 and now lives in Cambridge, where she works in a library and as a freelance editor. In 2014 she was selected as one of the Poetry Trust's Aldeburgh Eight. Her first collection is due out from Carcanet in 2016.

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'What a joy to find a writer so capable of creating narrative within the poetic, humour within philosophy, wildness and drama within the quotidian. Watts has a rare, perceptive eye, searching intelligence and gorgeous levity. This is a striding and far from standard debut.' Sarah Hall; 'Rebecca Watts' poems adopt strange and illuminating vantage points - the bird's-eye view of ... Read more

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