Say Something Back by Denise Riley

Say Something Back is the new collection of poetry by UEA professor Denise Riley, and is published by Picador this week. The book reproduces A Part Song, the winner of the 2012 Forward Poetry Prize for Best Single Poem. Denise is currently Professor of Poetry and the History of Ideas at UEA, and was formerly the convenor of the MA in Creative Writing (Poetry). Her previous books include Am I That Name?: Feminism and the Category of ‘Women’ in History, and The Words of Selves: Identification, Solidarity, Irony. She edited Poets on Writing: Britain 1970-1991 and co-edited, with Stephen Heath and Colin McCabe, the Language, Discourse and Society Series Reader. She has also published many collections of poetry, including Penguin Modern Poets 10, with Iain Sinclair and Douglas Oliver and Denise Riley: Selected Poems. Her most recent books are The Force of Language, with Jean-Jacques Lecercle, and Impersonal Passion: Language’s Affect

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