Popular Song

Popular Song 

Harry Man


ISBN: 978-1-913437-90-9

eISBN: 978-1-913437-91-6

Price: £11.99

Publication date: 25th April 2024

Format: Paperback / eBook

Territories: World

Extent: 72pp

DCF: Poetry Collections




Popular Song makes us tap our feet to the rhythms of nostalgia, life on Mars, science fiction, lyric odyssey, humour and a fondness for the spirit-catching cassette tape in this highly inventive debut from Harry Man.




Harry Man has won the Stephen Spender Prize and a Northern Writers Award. He has also been the recipient of the UNESCO Bridges of Struga Award. With Endre Ruset, he co-wrote Deretter (Thereafter) which was published by Flamme Forlag in Norway and in pamphlet form by Hercules Editions in the UK. It was a Dagblaget Book of the Year 2021 and was shortlisted for an Iowa Review Award. His work has been additionally shortlisted for a Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry and two Saboteur Awards. He has been a Clarissa Luard Award Wordsworth Trust Poet in Residence and teaches Creative Writing at the University of Oxford. He is currently a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Newcastle University. You can find more of his work at www.manmadebooks.co.uk

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