A Poetry Archive recording by

Lavinia Greenlaw

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These poems come from a special recording for the Poetry Archive:

  • 1 -
    "Closer"

  • 2 -
    "Night Parrot"

  • 3 -
    "River History"

  • 4 -
    "From Scattered Blue"

  • 5 -
    "A Change in the Weather"

  • 6 -
    "The Patagonian Nightingale"

  • 7 -
    "Electricity"

  • 8 -
    "Love from a Foreign City"

  • 9 -

  • 10 -

  • 11 -
    "Reading Akhmatova in Midwinter"

  • 12 -
    "Nature"

  • 13 -

  • 14 -
    "The Shape of Things"

  • 15 -
    "Calibration"

  • 16 -
    "A World Where News Travelled Slowly"

  • 17 -
    "The Earliest Known Representation of a Storm in Western Art "

  • 18 -
    "Late Sun"

  • 19 -
    "The Spirit of the Staircase"

  • 20 -
    "The Falling City"

  • 21 -
    "The Long Day Closes"

  • 22 -
    "Essex Rag"

  • 23 -
    "Clownfish"

  • 24 -
    "Zombies"

  • 25 -
    "Spin"

  • 26 -
    "Faith"

  • 27 -
    "Camel Hair"

  • 28 -
    "Against Rhetoric: A Letter to Lord Chandos, 1603"

  • 29 -
    "Minsk"

  • 30 -
    "'What makes for the fullness and perfection of life'"

  • 31 -

  • 32 -
    "Sisu"

  • 33 -
    "Bird Walk"

  • 34 -
    "Heliotropical"

  • 35 -
    "The Boat Back into the Dark"


Select bibliography

  • The Cost of Getting Lost in Space, Turret Books, 1991 - out of print
  • Love from a Foreign City, Slow Dancer Press, 1992 - out of print
  • Night Photograph, Faber & Faber, 1993
  • A World Where News Travelled Slowly, Faber & Faber, 1997
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  • Mary George of Allnorthover (fiction), Harper Perennial, 2001
  • Minsk, Faber & Faber, 2003, Harcourt Brace, USA, 2005
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  • Thoughts of a Night Sea (Photographs by Garry Fabian Miller), Merrill Publishing, 2003
  • Poetry Quartets 8, Audio Cassette, The British Council/Bloodaxe Books, 2004
  • Lavinia Greenlaw Reading from her poems, CD, The Poetry Archive, 2006
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  • An Irresponsible Age (fiction), Fourth Estate/Harper Perennial, 2006
  • The Importance of Music to Girls (non-fiction), Faber & Faber, 2007
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  • Signs and Humours: poetry and medicine (editor), Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 2007
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