Out of Time: Poetry from the Climate Emergency

Out of Time: Poetry from the Climate Emergency

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Out of Time is curated to include five key thematic sections – sequenced to take readers on a journey through various responses to climate emergency today. These sections include Emergency, Grief, Transformation, Work and Rewilding. The featured poems move through anger, confusion, violence and disarray – spheres of dystopia and decimation – to grief, desperation and lethargy, right through to modes of transformation, fable and utopia as well as rites of passage, activism and work. Finally, we land on tender (if fragile) moments of hope, where humans can be both included or excluded from the picture at will. This powerful, timely anthology engages with the power of poetry to ask questions, subvert expectations and raise reader awareness in 2021 – a year defined by responsibility, accountability and opportunity.

Edited with an insightful introduction by Kate Simpson and featuring original work from the likes of Caroline BirdInua EllamsPascale PetitKaren McCarthy WoolfRachael AllenRaymond Antrobus and Mary Jean Chan, this collection of 50 poems is galvanising, offering compressed worlds, ecosystems and alternate realities – all ready to be opened up, expanded and explored.

Additional Information

ISBN5
Weight195 g
Dimensions21.6 × 14 × 2 cm