Nadine Brummer

Nadine Brummer, read Classics and Philosophy at the Universities of Oxford and London, then taught Latin, worked as a psychiatric social worker with children and families, and was a Lecturer in Applied Social Studies at Goldsmiths College. Shoestring Press published a chapbook A Question of Blue Tulips in 1998, and subsequently, a first full collection Half Way to Madrid (2002) which was made a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Out of the Blue was published in 2006 and Any Particular Day in 2013.

Of Half  Way to Madrid

Half Way to Madrid is hugely enjoyable … and contains some very fine poems.”
Polly Clark, Poetry London

“Nadine Brummer’s beautifully crafted poems are sensuous and direct.… This collection deserves a wide readership … for its humanity and often dazzling insights.”
The Frogmore Papers

Of Out of the Blue

“Poems are acutely drawn snapshots of life, still-life, and the everyday wonders of nature. They explode with vivid colours and hues…”
PBS Bulletin

“The poems in this book are quietly meditative and very satisfying to read.”
Matt Simpson, Stride

Books by Shoestring Press:

Whatever It Is That Chimes

What Light Does

Any Particular Day

Half Way to Madrid

Out of the Blue