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Fiction. Poetry. Hybrid Genre. Winner of the Eyelands Book Award for Best Published Poetry Book of 2019. THE NURSERYMAN is a verse novel told in polyphony as the collected account of a 17th Century voyage to Meta Incognita—the absolutely unknown ice-land at the top of the world. A composite of original sources and collected accounts of medieval voyages, THE NURSERYMAN is a postmodern travel compendium that explores the hidden, magical worlds within our own.
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Arthur Allen recently completed a Masters in Creative Writing at the University of Oxford. His first poetry pamphlet, Here Birds Are, was published by Green Bottle Press, London, in 2017. Poems from the collection won the Madison Review Prize and The Mississippi Review Prize 2017, and featured in the Amsterdam Quarterly, The Irish Literary Review, The Bombay Review, and The Indian Review. His poetry has also appeared previously in Elbow Room, Eyot, Cactus Heart Review, Wilderness House and Vayavya. An extract from THE NURSERYMAN will appear in Footnote: A Journal of Literary History, Vol. 4.Author City: LONDON UNK