West Country author David Axtell draws on his 1950s childhood and a lifelong interest in birds in this wide-ranging collection of poems, which includes sections on love and Cornish places. While at Exeter University he was encouraged by Ronald Duncan, Ted Hughes, Omar Pound, former Stand co-editor Ken Smith, Head of Department of English the Rev Professor W. Moelwyn Merchant and former Granta editor James Philip.
ISBN 978 1 5272 58815
Paperback – 95 pages
Publication Date: 20th July 2020
Available to pre-order