What Light Does

What Light Does

By Nadine Brummer

Price: £10.00

ISBN: 978-1-910323-90-8

135mmx210mm, paperback, 80pp

Nadine Brummer was born and grew up in Manchester; further educated in Oxford and London she now lives in London and Dorset. After teaching Latin and several years of psychiatric social work practice she became a lecturer and tutor on the Applied Social Studies Course at Goldsmiths College where issues of race and culture were one of her central concerns. Shoestring Press has previously published a chapbook A Question of Blue Tulips and subsequently three full collections of which Half Way to Madrid (2002) was made a Poetry Book Society Recommendation.

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

“Wonderfully inventive… she is flexible and adventurous. Her rhymes and cadences are subtle and powerful without being forced” – Josephine Dickinson, Other Poetry

Of Out of the Blue

“quietly meditative and very satisfying to read” – Matt Simpson, Stride

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

“an interesting and diverse book held together by poems remarkable for their authentic voice” – Frank Dullaghan, Seam

Of Any Particular Day

“Insightful and humane poems” – Andrea Holland, Poetry Review

“Brummer has a real eye for detail and the quality of her observation animates many of these very fine poems.” – Ian Pople, Warwick Review