Planet-Shaped Horse

Luke Kennard – Planet­­­­­­-Shaped Horse (eBook)


















eBook Launched: October 2013


Price: £2.99


ISBN: 978-0-9565514-5-0



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Luke Kennard’s Planet-Shaped Horse is an unhinged black-comedy poem-play from one of contemporary poetry’s most unique voices. When the (anti)-hero of the piece is enduring a somewhat ‘enforced’ stay at Fouracres Halfway House, entanglements ensue. Both terrible and beautiful things happen. Hermits and doctors are not what they seem and neither Miranda nor Simon seem capable of reining in or reforming their unreliable narrator…



Praise for Luke Kennard:


"His language is exciting and it feels to me that he’s a truly 21st-century writer, taking inspiration from all over the place, unafraid of barriers and conventions." - Ian McMillan, The Times


"Inventive, academically aware, fearless and hugely enjoyable." - Nick Laird, The Telegraph


"Luke Kennard writes vibrant, original poems that stick in your mind for a long time and enliven your imagination." - Sophie Hannah


Luke Kennard won an Eric Gregory award in 2005 for his first collection of prose poems The Solex Brothers (Stride Books). His second collection of poetry The Harbour Beyond the Movie was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Collection in 2007 making him the youngest poet ever to be nominated for the award. His criticism has appeared in Poetry London and The Times Literary Supplement. He is currently reviewing fiction for The National.



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