Five Islands Press warmly invites you to attend the launch of Gayelene Carbis’s book Anecdotal Evidence, to be launched by Alex Skovron.
‘”Graphology” puts in train any number of Kinsella-esque concerns: identity, authenticity, memory, place, representation, power, and textuality itself. Facsimiles of handwriting, doodles, and even scribble, can be found in these pages, but even more notable, more ‘telling’, are the poetic images of the vast material history of writing found here.’
Many thanks to David McCooey for his wonderful launch speech, the full text of which can be read here.
Graphology Poems: 1995–2015 can be purchased here.
‘No poem can change the past. But a poem, if it is strong enough, can change the way in which we remember the past – our own, or our culture’s. It can change the kinds of facts that we notice. And when it changes the kinds of facts that we notice in the past, it changes the present, too.’
The full launch speech, published in Rochford Street Review, can be found here.
This Intimate War can be purchased here.
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