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Author: Tom Pickard

Born in 1946, Tom Pickard grew up in the working-class suburbs of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. In addition to his work on documentary films, he is the author of more than a dozen books of poetry and prose, including FIENDS FELL (Flood Editions, 2017), Winter Migrants (Carcanet, 2016), BALLAD OF JAMIE ALLAN (Flood Editions, 2007), and THE DARK MONTHS OF MAY (Flood Editions, 2004).

The Dark Months of May
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The Dark Months of May

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Poetry. In part a chronicle of misfortune and heartbreak, THE DARK MONTHS OF MAY tells of life on the run. With his characteristic bawdiness and sonic aplomb, Pickard seeks refuge in the geography of British border ballads, accompanied by eighteenth...

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Fiends Fell
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Fiends Fell

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Poetry. In FIENDS FELL, Tom Pickard charts a single year out of a decade spent on a bare hilltop near the English-Scottish border, with the roaring wind as his only guide. In journal entries interspersed with lyrics and poems, as in Japanese haibun,...

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Hole in the Wall: New and Selected Poems
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Hole in the Wall: New and Selected Poems

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Poetry. Tom Pickard's poems are by turns erotic and political, pastoral and urban, and make use of everyday speech with formal inventiveness and sophistication. Since High On the Walls (1967), he has written six books of poetry, and this career-span...

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