Today is Publication Day for Return by Minor Road

Coming out of lockdown today – my book ‘Return by Minor Road’ is officially published 25 June.

To mark the occasion, here’s a video of me reading ‘With a rootless lily held in front of him’, which won the Plough Prize:

The text of the poem is below:

You can buy it in the usual places, and here:

You can read more about the book and extracts from it on the Bloodaxe website: