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This title is part of Jacaranda Books' Twenty in 2020 initiative, which you can read more about here with more news to follow. 


A lyrically bardic first collection from accomplished poet, Sarah Lipton Sidibeh.

Spanning the ages across Britain's colonial landscape, Sidibeh explores not only the body, but the body politic.

With unflinching intimacy, Sidibeh illustrates the vagaries of ageing and loving in a body caught by endless possibilities and boundaries. Through the same critical eyes, she undresses Britain's colonial past and criminal present, laying bare society's ills and inequities.

A comprehensive collection of humanity's collective struggles and radiant joys, The First Collection is an ambitious accomplishment.

Fiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry by individual poetsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesFeminism & feminist theory Publisher: Jacaranda Books Art Music Ltd Publication Date: 01/10/2020 ISBN-13: 9781913090173  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Sarah Lipton BA Honours, LLCM, FRSA, was born in London, England. She has written short stories, poetry, a play, a children's book, film scripts, song lyrics and educational textbooks. Sarah has written three volumes of short stories: A Journey Into Fear And Fantasy, Psychological Tales and Crossing Time. In the 1980s, Sarah's short stories, 'The Reincarnation' and 'The Ordeal' were broadcast on LBC Radio's 'Through The Night' programme. Sarah read a selection of her short stories and poetry on Resonance FM in September 2010 and on Omega Radio in March 2011. Sarah's short stories, 'The Sanctuary' and 'Femme Fatale' were published in the online magazine Blood Moon Rising in January and April 2012. Sarah has written three volumes of poetry: The First Collection, Poems: Social, Satirical And Political and The Seasons, Nature And The Environment. Her poetry has been published in numerous anthologies. In the 1990s, Sarah received an award from The Poetry Society in England for some of her poetry. Also, she received commended and honours certificates for some of her poems at The Richmond Music Festival, England. Sarah's poem, 'Stagnation' was short listed in The National Anthology Poetry Competition in 2005. Her poem, 'Wishful Thinking,' was printed in 'The Poems In The Waiting Room' pamphlet in 2010. These pamphlets are distributed to hundreds of doctors' surgeries in Britain. Sarah was The Featured Poet in Bareback Lit Magazine in October 2012. Sarah has written a play entitled, Revenge, a children's book called The Spell, film scripts and song lyrics. She was awarded a commended certificate for her song, 'I Wish,' from The United Kingdom Song writing Competition in 2016. Sarah has written two educational textbooks, Beloved: A Critical Study and Understanding Lord Of The Flies. She is completing her first novel, 14 Bensham Grove.

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