's second Arvon
course was taught by Simon Armitage
, who had recently become the poetry editor at Chatto and Windus
. Armitage offered KC
a chance to publish. This led to the appearance...
This book was much praised. US poet Richard Wilbur
was struck by the unexpectedness of her word choice, and explained that re-encountered, her words surprise again through their unusual accuracy and their nice governance of...
The title, and the verse-form that goes with it, derive from Kipling
's The Law of the Jungle—a deliberately ironic circumstance, since Kipling writes of the rules meticulously observed by wolves and other wild...