The Fat Black Woman's Poems: From the winner of the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry 2021 (Virago Poets)

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The Fat Black Woman's Poems: From the winner of the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry 2021 (Virago Poets)

The Fat Black Woman's Poems: From the winner of the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry 2021 (Virago Poets)

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To be civilised, to be mannered, to be a person of good taste was to be as different from the Fat Black Woman as possible. I received a diferente cover than the one in the product page but, to be honest, I rather prefer mine! Might also travel on red-eye flights when your body is accustomed to going without a bathroom break for longer periods. S. Eliot prize, and in four years I would go on to win the Forward Prize from a shortlist in which most bookies were predicting the winner would be none other than Hugo Williams himself.

She mostly read from the memoir she had written, but even her prose was pitched at the same volume with which she used to read poems.In particular, the layout of a poem about sugar cane felt like the plant was growing in front of me due to the layout of the words on the page.

Unfortunately, zero of our friends or family understood this (everyone said we were “wasting money” when we told them we worked with an agency.

There are sounds that often attend death in the Caribbean – loud sounds – and to her own ears, these sounds are beautiful. It is not just her weight, her race and her gender that sets her apart from everyman but also her sense of what is beautiful – her desire for volume – and her ability to read complexity, sophistication and perfectly pitched tastefulness within that volume.



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