On Wednesday 5th May we will launch our latest Pavilion Poetry titles: bird of winter by Alice Hiller, Bloom by Sarah Westcott, and What Fire by Alice Miller. Join us online with the Centre for New and International Writing at the University of Liverpool to celebrate these collections – register for the free virtual event here.
Alice Hiller is a writer from London and Dieppe. She is the author of The T-Shirt Book (Ebury Press) and was the founding Reviews Editor of Harana Poetry. Her poems have appeared in Poetry London, Stand, The Cambridge Literary Review, Magma and elsewhere.
Working with her childhood medical notes, bird of winter creates a redemptive language to speak about being sexually abused by a family member. A Poetry Book Society Special Commendation for Summer 2021.
‘Inklings’ from Sarah Westcott’s first collection Slant Light (Pavilion Poetry) was Highly Commended in the 2017 Forward Prizes, and her debut pamphlet Inklings was the Poetry Book Society’s Pamphlet Choice for Winter 2013. Her poems have appeared in Poetry Review, Magma, Poetry Wales and elsewhere.
Bloom, Westcott’s second collection, approaches the cultural and physical spaces where human and non-human lives co-exist.
Alice Miller is the author of two poetry collections and a novel. Her collection Nowhere Nearer (Pavilion Poetry) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, and her novel, More Miracle than Bird was a New York Times Book Review summer reading selection. Alice works as an editor and writer at the United Nations.
What Fire is fierce, unflinching poetry that looks at the world and whether it is possible to change.