This book owes its core section to the generosity of Neil Astley, who has permitted the reproduction of Martin Carter’s ‘I Am No Soldier’ from Martin Carter, University of Hunger: Collected Poems and Selected Prose, ed. by Gemma Robinson (Bloodaxe, 2006).
Thanks to: Leila Capildeo; Kat Addis and Joseph Minden; Andre Bagoo; Belmont Exotic Stylish Sailors; Tessa Berring; the British Council; Dave Coates; Sasha Dugdale and family; Ian Duhig; Suzannah V. Evans; SJ Fowler; K.M. Grant and family; Curtis Gross; Selina Guinness, Colin Graham and family; Bowie Guinness-Graham; Lucy Hannah; Susannah Herbert and family; Fedon Honoré; Alex Houen; Dimitra Ioannou; Peadar King and Inishbofin crew; Maria Jastrzębska and Deborah Price; Nicholas Laughlin; Gail McConnell; Rob Mackenzie; Ron Paste; Marina Salandy Brown; Rosie Šnajdr; Johnny Stollmeyer; J.R. Thorpe and Dai Bowe; the Tods of Norfolk; John Whale; Lydia Wilson.
Especial thanks to Douglas Caster and the University of Leeds, where the Douglas Caster Cultural Fellowship in Poetry (2017–19) allowed this book to be completed. Equal thanks to the University of Cambridge (and Murray Edwards College) for the Judith E. Wilson Fellowship in Poetry (2014–15), and to fellow theatre-makers 2014–16, including Jo Cobb, Hope Doherty, Jeremy Hardingham, Fern Richards, Olivia Scott-Berry and Paige Smeaton.
Work has appeared in, been performed at, or commissioned by: aglimpseof https://aglimpseof.net/; Cambridge Literary Review; The Compass Magazine (www.thecompassmagazine.co.uk); The Irish Review; Spark: Poetry and Art Inspired by the Novels of Muriel Spark, ed. by Rob Mackenzie and Louise Peterkin (Blue Diode Press, 2018); The Bocas Litfest; Sophie Collins, for the Glasgow Women’s Library; English PEN; INISH: Island Conversations; National Poetry Day; The National Poetry Library, Southbank Centre; the Scottish Poetry Library.
Any omissions or oversights are my own.