For the latest interview in the series, we chatted to Martha Sprackland, author of Citadel (2020) to discuss her collection, collective anxiety, psychedelic experiences and visual art, examining how these interplay within her recent writing.
Martha Sprackland’s debut collection Citadel has been shortlisted for the Costa Poetry Award 2020. On news of the shortlisting, Martha said: “I'm stunned. Citadel was, in one way or another, a long time in the making, and the writing of it was not an easy road. To have a place on the shortlist for such … Continue reading
To celebrate the virtual launch of our three latest collections, we asked our poets to share a selection of poems from their new books. How To Wash A Heart, Kapil's first full-length collection published in the UK, depicts the complex relations that emerge between an immigrant guest and a citizen host. Drawn from a first … Continue reading
Pavilion Poetry aims to publish the very best in contemporary poetry and we are extremely excited to welcome three new Pavilion Poetry collections to the family. Citadel by Martha Sprackland How To Wash A Heart by Bhanu Kapil The Station Before by Linda Anderson Each year we launch the poems with the Centre for New … Continue reading
Each year our Pavilion Poetry students assist with the publishing of our new collections, dedicating their time to an individual poet. In this interview, Lara Field talks with author Martha Sprackland about her new collection, Citadel (Pavilion Poetry, 2020). Could you tell us more about what inspired the poems in your collection? I'm obsessed with … Continue reading