New Poetries VII

(carcanet 2018)

From the first New Poetries anthology, published in 1994, through to this seventh volume, the series showcases the work of some of the most engaging and inventive new poets writing in English from around the world. Many have gone on to achieve notable success: Kei Miller, Sinéad Morrissey, Caroline Bird, Sophie Hannah, Tara Bergin and Vahni Capildeo among them.

Waitress in Fall

(carcanet & partus 2018)

For over three decades, Kristín Ómarsdóttir’s poetry has thrived in the vanguard of Icelandic literature. Waitress in Fall offers anglophone readers the first substantial selection of her poems in translation. Spanning thirty years and seven collections – from her first to her latest – this is a wide-reaching introduction to a vital voice of contemporary European poetry.