Where Rockets Burn Through: Contemporary Science Fiction Poems from the UK
Where Rockets Burn Through is a ground-breaking anthology of sci-fi poetry, featuring poems from over thirty writers currently living and working in the United Kingdom, including Joe Dunthorne, W.N. Herbert, Ross Sutherland, Ron Butlin, Ken MacLeod, Jane Yolen, Aiko Harman, Jon Stone, Kirsten Irving, Lorraine Mariner, Chrissy Williams, plus work by the late Edwin Morgan, a pioneer of sci-fi poetics.
From alternate worlds and dystopian futures to alien landings and photon guns, this collection of interstellar poems will delight and excite Trekkie and poetry fan alike.
Russell Jones is an Edinburgh-based writer, editor and researcher. His chapbook of science fiction poems, The Last Refuge, was published in 2009 by Forest Press. He is guest editor for the Interdisciplinary Science Review and is currently completing his PhD in Creative Writing and tutoring in Scottish Literature at Edinburgh University.