Small Moon Curve
Publication date: 4th July 2024
Format: Paperback / eBook
DCF: Poetry Collections
Small Moon Curve is an intimate poetry memoir exploring what it means to ease open to the restorative powers of love, faith and beauty following diagnosis and treatment for breast cancer. In this compelling testimony, the narrator discovers a surprising and powerful affinity with Tess of the D’Urbervilles. Tess is both girl and spiritual companion, in settings as various as a Buddhist retreat centre, a maternity suite and the dark waters of a South Wales reservoir.
Roz Goddard is a poet and teacher. Her poetry collection, Lost City, was published in 2020, by The Emma Press. Previous short collections have been published by Nine Arches Press and Flarestack Poets. She was a finalist for the Moth Poetry Prize in 2022 and works as a poetry mentor for The Poetry Society. Her forthcoming collection, Small Moon Curve, will be published in 2024 by Nine Arches Press. She is currently training for ordination in the Triratna Buddhist Order. She is a former poet laureate of Birmingham.