Poetry. SELECTED POEMS 1988-2016 focuses on Alan Halsey's longer poems from the period and brings together the previously scattered sequences Ars Poetica, Tracks & Tracts of the Lizopard, A Looking-Glass for Logoclasts and Latin for Today: The Sequel. It includes some revised and expanded texts such as the John Dee libretto Loagaeth alongside poems written since Rampant Inertia, published by Shearsman in 2014.
Born in London in 1949, Alan Halsey ran the Poetry Bookshop in Hay-on-Wye for almost twenty years. Since 1997 he has lived in Sheffield, where he continues to work as a specialist bookseller, visual artist and co-director of the antichoir Juxtavoices.Author City: Sheffield ENG