by Hamish Ironside
Illustrations by Barnaby Richards
This distinctive book takes us through a full year of the author's life in haiku - a main point of which is the birth of his daughter.
the thrill of a stranger
in our bed.
Hamish Ironside has published haiku in magazines and journals including Modern Haiku, Frogpond, Presence, Acorn and Blithe Spirit. His longer poems have appeared in publications such as Poetry Review, P N Review, The Rialto, The Guardian and Parnassus. He co-edited the Anvil New Poets 3 anthology in 2001, with Roddy Lumsden.
Barnaby Richards studied Art History at Manchester University before deciding to become an illustrator. He passed an Illustration: Authorial Practice MA with distinction at Falmouth College of Arts and won The Financial Times Young Illustrator competition in 1998.
Published in October 2009
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