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Partisan places Malkin on their 'Year in Books' list!

Posted on January 14, 2016 by Yen-Yen Lu | 0 comments

Arts and culture review Partisan has placed Camille Ralphs' Malkin on their list of best books from 2015.

Malkin, published by The Emma Press last year, is a vivid evocation of the trials of the Pendle Witches in 1612. The sequence of poems is delivered in the form of epitaphic monologues, with the accused men and women eerily addressing the reader with their confessions and pleas. 

 

"She has a pure instinct for her own style, while drawing capably on a gritty, serious atmosphere that is the birthright of certain English poets from Gawain to Hughes," poet Tom Cook says of Ralphs' work. 

Read the full review on their blog.

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