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Re: creation: A Queer Poetry Anthology

Edited by Éadaoín Lynch & Alycia Pirmohamed

In 2021, supported by Creative Scotland, the Re·creation project invited anyone in Scotland and the UK to write poems, develop their craft, and build a community through workshops, round-table feedback and 1-to-1 mentorship.

The project took its inspiration from Audre Lorde, and its title from her poem of the same name, placing roots in play, refreshment, recovery, restoration and creativity. The Re·creation anthology contains new work from nearly 30 writers of the LGBT+ community across the UK, including Joelle Taylor, Mary Jean Chan, Nat Raha, Harry Josephine Giles, Patience Agbabi, Christopher Whyte, Dean Atta, Jay Gao, and Andrew McMillan.

Reviews of Re: creation: A Queer Poetry Anthology

The poets in Re: creation make up a new and vivid constellation. This is a bright, interlocking anthology that focuses a clear light on experiments from new and established voices. The poems here are full of exciting suppositions, recoveries, and together make a collective language strong enough to shine the way to new possibilities for queer poetry, bringing us closer to a place where the air, as Andres N. Ordorica has it, is ‘renewed and free’. –SEÁN HEWITT, author of All Down Darkness Wide (2022) and Tongues of Fire (2020)

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