Author(s)/Editor(s): Stephen Watts
Publisher: Monitor Books
Pages: 30 pages
Dimensions: 120 × 170 mm
Published in collaboration with Prototype.
…marvellous is the smell of rain, marvellous the gentle eyes of the foal, the old man’s bloodshot mirrors of childhood…
Stephen Watts is a poet and translator born in London in 1952, where he still lives and works. He has published seven books of poetry, including Republic of Dogs / Republic of Birds (Test Centre, 2016; Prototype, 2020), Ancient Sunlight (Enitharmon, 2014), and Gramsci & Caruso, a selected poems with Italian translation by Cristina Viti (MilleGru, Monza, 2014). The Republics, a film directed by Huw Wahl based on Republic Of Dogs / Republic Of Birds, premiered in 2020. His Collected Poems 1975-2005 is forthcoming with Prototype in autumn 2022.