A new collection of prose poems, from one Chatto's finest poets
John Fuller, born in Ashford, Kent, is an acclaimed poet and novelist. His collection Stones and Fires (1996) was awarded the Forward Prize; Ghosts (2004) was shortlisted for the Whitbread Award for Poetry; The Space of Joy (2006) was shortlisted for the Costa Poetry Award, and The Grey Among the Green (1988), Song & Dance (2008) and Pebble & I (2010) were all Poetry Book Society Recommendations. His 1983 novel Flying to Nowhere won the Whitbread First Novel Award and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. He has also written collections of short stories and several books for children. He is an Emeritus Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford.
John Fuller has achieved a melding of form and content as profound
and...as original as any in The Dice Cup, with a poise and
beauty that prose...cannot conjure -- William Wootten * The Times
Literary Supplement *
One of England's greatest poets * Daily Telegraph *