Fishing in the Aftermath - Poems 1994-2014 by Salena Godden

£9.99

  • Image of Fishing in the Aftermath - Poems 1994-2014 by Salena Godden
  • Image of Fishing in the Aftermath - Poems 1994-2014 by Salena Godden
  • Image of Fishing in the Aftermath - Poems 1994-2014 by Salena Godden
  • Image of Fishing in the Aftermath - Poems 1994-2014 by Salena Godden
  • Image of Fishing in the Aftermath - Poems 1994-2014 by Salena Godden

How often is it that a poet with the name recognition factor and critical standing of Salena Godden publishes their first collection 20 years into their career? Perhaps it is simply that no publisher has had the courage to commit themselves to the task of reflecting the force of nature that is Salena Godden to the page... until Burning Eye came along!

Be clear, Fishing in the Aftermath is more that a sweeping up exercise, more than a greatest hits retrospective, more than a gathering up of old work. Salena takes us on a hair-raising ride through the process of a writer, the highs, the lows, the drinks, the lovers, the fights, the sex (especially the sex) that she has embraced like a method actor in search of a character, and shared with audiences over twenty years. Like a 21st Century female Bukowski Godden delivers her message straight and full strength. Not for the weak-kneed or faint-hearted, Salena is a hurricane of personality and energy, and the full force of the considerable talent that has made her a hit at literary festivals the world over is delivered here in all its frank glory.

Salena Godden is one of Britain's foremost spoken word artists. A regular performer at literary festivals in the UK and around the world in a career than is now entering its third decade. Salena tops the bill at literary events and festivals nationally and internationally. She can be heard on the BBC as a guest on Woman’s Hour, Click, From Fact To Fiction, The Verb and as a resident poet on R4’s Saturday Live. She currently works alongside award-winning radio producer Rebecca Maxted with their most recent production Try A Little Tenderness – The Lost Legacy of Little Miss Cornshucks aired on BBC R4 in May 2014. This follows the success of their last collaboration Stir it Up! –50 Years of Writing Jamaica also for BBC R4.

Fishing In The Aftermath – Poems 1994-2014 marks twenty years of poetry and performance and the majority of the work included here is previously unpublished in book form.

Image of Galaxy Walk by Shareefa Energy PRE ORDER
Galaxy Walk by Shareefa Energy PRE ORDER
£9.99
Image of Circles by Carmina Masoliver
Coming soon
Circles by Carmina Masoliver
£9.99
Image of Good Earth by Caroline Teague
Good Earth by Caroline Teague
£6.99
Image of My Body Can House Two Hearts by Hanan Issa
My Body Can House Two Hearts by Hanan Issa
£6.99
Image of Midnight Picnics in Tehran by Leilah Jane King
Midnight Picnics in Tehran by Leilah Jane King
£9.99
Image of Singing My Mother's Song by Rebecca Tantony
Singing My Mother's Song by Rebecca Tantony
£9.99
Image of calling this body home by Grace Cohen
calling this body home by Grace Cohen
£9.99
Image of Little You by Rachel Nwokoro
Little You by Rachel Nwokoro
£9.99
Image of The English Disease by Lydia Towsey
The English Disease by Lydia Towsey
£9.99
Image of Amuse Girl by Hannah Raymond-Cox
Amuse Girl by Hannah Raymond-Cox
£9.99
Image of That Which Can Be Heard by Shruti Chauhan
That Which Can Be Heard by Shruti Chauhan
£6.99
Image of Can You See Where I'm Coming From? by Melanie Branton
Can You See Where I'm Coming From? by Melanie Branton
£9.99
Image of A Self Help Guide to Being In Love with Jeremy Corbyn by Jess Green
A Self Help Guide to Being In Love with Jeremy Corbyn by Jess Green
£9.99
Image of Venus Shells by Etta Dia
Venus Shells by Etta Dia
£9.99
Image of The Book of Hours by Lucy English
The Book of Hours by Lucy English
£9.99
Image of The Celox and the Clot by Hafsah Aneela Bashir
The Celox and the Clot by Hafsah Aneela Bashir
£9.99
Image of The Other Woman by Sophia Blackwell
The Other Woman by Sophia Blackwell
£9.99
Image of Hydra's Heads by Nora Gomringer
Hydra's Heads by Nora Gomringer
£9.99
Image of Come Home Alive by Penny Pepper
Come Home Alive by Penny Pepper
£9.99
Image of Cherry Pie by Hollie McNish
Cherry Pie by Hollie McNish
£9.99
Image of A Recipe for Sorcery by Vanessa Kisuule
A Recipe for Sorcery by Vanessa Kisuule
£9.99
Image of How To Be Held by Maddie Godfrey
How To Be Held by Maddie Godfrey
£9.99
Image of Sakura by Myriam San Marco
Sakura by Myriam San Marco
£9.99
Image of soak by Isadora Vibes
soak by Isadora Vibes
£9.99
Image of SPLIT by Amani Saeed
SPLIT by Amani Saeed
£9.99
Image of Chronotopia by Kate Fox
Chronotopia by Kate Fox
£9.99
Image of You Sad Feminist by Megan Beech
You Sad Feminist by Megan Beech
£9.99
Image of Jam is for Girls by Shagufta K Iqbal
Jam is for Girls by Shagufta K Iqbal
£9.99
Image of Some Things by Panya Banjoko
Some Things by Panya Banjoko
£9.99
Image of She Grrrowls - The Anthology
She Grrrowls - The Anthology
£9.99
Image of Chokey by Rosy Carrick
Chokey by Rosy Carrick
£9.99
Image of Broken Compass by Carys Hannah
Broken Compass by Carys Hannah
£9.99
Image of MILKED by Thommie Gillow and Hannah Teasdale
MILKED by Thommie Gillow and Hannah Teasdale
£9.99
Image of My Other Poems are Funnier by Beryl the Feral
My Other Poems are Funnier by Beryl the Feral
£9.99
Image of Broken People by Katrine Solvaag
Broken People by Katrine Solvaag
£9.99
Image of Real Grown Up Women by Samantha Boarer
Real Grown Up Women by Samantha Boarer
£9.99
Image of Hysterical by Keshia Starrett
Hysterical by Keshia Starrett
£6.99
Image of We Need to Talk by Agnes Török
We Need to Talk by Agnes Török
£9.99
Image of Requite by Malaika Kegode
Requite by Malaika Kegode
£9.99
Image of I Did It Too by Deanna Rodger
I Did It Too by Deanna Rodger
£9.99
Image of Citizen of Nowhere by Emma Joliffe
Citizen of Nowhere by Emma Joliffe
£9.99
Image of Permeable by Hannah Chutzpah
Permeable by Hannah Chutzpah
£9.99
Image of Everything Wrong with You is Beautiful by Tina Sederholm
Everything Wrong with You is Beautiful by Tina Sederholm
£9.99
Image of Better Watch Your Mouth by Jenn Hart
Better Watch Your Mouth by Jenn Hart
£6.99
Image of All The Journeys I Never Took by Rebecca Tantony
All The Journeys I Never Took by Rebecca Tantony
£9.99
Image of Crumbs From a Spinning World by Crysse Morrison
Crumbs From a Spinning World by Crysse Morrison
£9.99
Image of The Letters I Never Sent You by Paula Varjack
The Letters I Never Sent You by Paula Varjack
£9.99
Image of All Damn Day by Jemima Foxtrot
All Damn Day by Jemima Foxtrot
£9.99
Image of Badminton by Molly Naylor
Badminton by Molly Naylor
£9.99
Image of Happiness is an Art Form by Agnes Török
Happiness is an Art Form by Agnes Török
£10.99
Image of Still Falling by Sara Hirsch
Still Falling by Sara Hirsch
£9.99
Image of Box Rooms by Laurie Bolger
Box Rooms by Laurie Bolger
£9.99
Image of Boys by Sally Jenkinson
Boys by Sally Jenkinson
£6.99
Image of Laid Bare by Hannah Teasdale
Laid Bare by Hannah Teasdale
£9.99
Image of The Fire Eater's Lover by Sophia Blackwell
The Fire Eater's Lover by Sophia Blackwell
£9.99
Image of I Can't Sleep Sleep 'Cause My Bed's On Fire by Emily Harrison
I Can't Sleep Sleep 'Cause My Bed's On Fire by Emily Harrison
£9.99
Image of Talk You Round Till Dusk by Rebecca Tantony - with illustrations by Anna Higgie
Talk You Round Till Dusk by Rebecca Tantony - with illustrations by Anna Higgie
£9.99
Image of The Secrets I Let Slip by Selina Nwulu
The Secrets I Let Slip by Selina Nwulu
£6.99
Image of When I Grow Up I Want To Be Mary Beard by Megan Beech
When I Grow Up I Want To Be Mary Beard by Megan Beech
£6.99
Image of Joyriding the Storm by Vanessa Kisuule
Joyriding the Storm by Vanessa Kisuule
£8.99
Image of Underneath the Roses Where I Remembered Everything by Molly Case
Underneath the Roses Where I Remembered Everything by Molly Case
£9.99
Image of Burning Books by Jess Green
Burning Books by Jess Green
£9.99
Image of The Venus Papers by Lydia Towsey
The Venus Papers by Lydia Towsey
£9.99
Image of Show Me Life by Liv Torc
Show Me Life by Liv Torc
£9.99
Image of Opposite the Tourbus by Sophia Walker
Opposite the Tourbus by Sophia Walker
£8.99
Image of The Woman Who Was Not There by Joelle Taylor
The Woman Who Was Not There by Joelle Taylor
£9.99
Image of Prayer to Imperfection - Poems 1996-2014 by Lucy English
Prayer to Imperfection - Poems 1996-2014 by Lucy English
£11.99
Image of Gingering the World from the Inside by Anna Freeman
Gingering the World from the Inside by Anna Freeman
£7.99
Related products