A Poetry of Elephants

Delighted to announce that this little book celebrating and mourning elephants has at last gone to the printers  and we await the proof copy with bated breath.  This is entirely thanks to the mystery publisher and to  Karen Dennison who designed the cover from artwork by Tara Pandey.  Also thanks to the thirty-one poets who have contributed to this project and all proceeds will be donated to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya who rescue and look after orphan elephants until they are ready to return to the wild.  More news when we have a website from which copies can be ordered. Watch this space for readings, too.  Any help anyone can offer in terms of publicity or people to contact will be much appreciated: we are amateurs with limited time and need a group response so that poetry can help the baby elephants.

 

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About Rebecca Gethin

Rebecca Gethin is a poet and a novelist. Cinnamon Press published her third collection, All the Time in the World in 2017. Another pamphlet is forthcoming with Three Drops Press. Her second novel, What the horses heard, was published by Cinnamon Press in May 2014. Her second poetry collection - A Handful of Water - was published by Cinnamon in 2013. Her first - River is the Plural of Rain - was published by Oversteps Books in 2009. Her novel Liar Dice won the Cinnamon Press Novel Writing Award in 2010 and was published in 2011. She lives on Dartmoor and writes occasional pieces about wildlife and nature. Her poems appear in a variety of poetry magazines and in several anthologies.
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4 Responses to A Poetry of Elephants

  1. Jayne Hartley says:

    Well done Becky, what a great initiative & worthwhile project. Good luck & hope it is well received.
    Kind regards, Tim & Jayne

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