Blackbird Singing at Dusk
Publication date: 12th September 2024
Format: Paperback / eBook
DCF: Poetry Collections
Blackbird Singing at Dusk is a bold exploration of place within nature through themes of rural working-class identity and the female body, alongside explorations of loss and the repetitive nature of time.
Wendy Pratt is a poet, author and creative writing facilitator living on the North Yorkshire coast. She is the author of The Ghost Lake, a narrative non fiction exploration of landscape and belonging, published by The Borough Press. She is also the author of five collections of poetry. Her 2021 collection, When I Think of My Body as a Horse won the Poetry Business International Book and Pamphlet competition. Her latest collection, Blackbird Singing at Dusk, will be published by Nine Arches in 2024. Wendy is also the founder and editor in chief of Spelt, a print magazine that seeks to celebrate and validate the rural experience through creative non fiction and poetry. Wendy is represented by Caro Clarke at Portobello Literary.