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Author: Todd Swift

Todd Swift was born in Montreal, Quebec, on Good Friday in 1966. He now lives in London, UK. He most recent work includes OPENING HOURS (Maida Vale Publishing, 2021), SPRING IN NAME ONLY (Eyewear Publishing / Black Springs Press, 2020), THERE'S AN EXCUSE AT THE HEART OF BEING THAT'S WILD (Eyewear Publishing, 2019), and DREAM-BEAUTY-PSYCHO (Eyewear Publishing, 2017).

Dream-beauty-psycho
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Dream-beauty-psycho

Eyewear Publishing

Poetry. DREAM-BEAUTY-PSYCHO is Todd Swift's latest trip to the world of desire and retro style, sometimes Lynchian in scope. Rhetorically wild at heart, these onrushing poems of religion, marriage, sex and phantasy establish Swift as one of the aute...

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Madness & Love In Maida Vale
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Madness & Love In Maida Vale

Eyewear Publishing

Poetry. MADNESS AND LOVE IN MAIDA VALE celebrates Todd Swift's 50th birthday—and over 30 years of published poetry—in style, with new poems extending his striking range. Moving across religion, marital love, sexual desire, mental health, Maida Vale,...

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Opening Hours
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Opening Hours

Maida Vale Publishing

Poetry. OPENING HOURS is the sequel to Todd Swift's 2020 collection SPRING IN NAME ONLY (Eyewear Publishing / Black Springs Press, 2020). The past year has been a time to think of the other, the self, the deadly baton, gun and contagion, the fragile...

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Spring In Name Only
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Spring In Name Only

Eyewear Publishing / Black Spring Press

Poetry. SPRING IN NAME ONLY is Todd Swift's first full collection since his 2014 American Selected and marks the first with Black Spring Press. Responding to the age of Brexit and Covid-19, these are lyric modern poems that take their bearings from ...

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There's An Excess At The Heart Of Being That's Wild
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There's An Excess At The Heart Of Being That's Wild

Eyewear Publishing

Poetry. Drama. In this work, Todd Swift pursues his exploration of how art, fantasy, and desire can console, or inflame, the heart—and how, against the vastly more powerful claims of reality, the imagination can do no more than offer its impulsive, ...

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