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The Girl Aquarium (Paperback)

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Jen Campbell's first collection The Girl Aquarium explores the realm of rotten fairy tales, the possession of body and the definition of beauty. Weaving between whispered science and circus, she turns a cracked mirror on society and asks who gets to control the twisted tales hiding in the wings.



Semifinalist for the Goodreads Choice Awards 2019 (Best Poetry category)



Shortlisted for the poetry category of the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards 2019

Fiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry by individual poets Publisher: Bloodaxe Books Ltd Publication Date: 25/04/2019 ISBN-13: 9781780374499  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Jen Campbell grew up by the sea. She is a bestselling author and award-winning poet. Her most recent books include a short story collection, The Beginning of the World in the Middle of the Night, and a series of children's picture books about a book-loving dragon called Franklin. She won the Jane Martin Poetry Prize in 2013, received an Eric Gregory Award in 2016, is Vlogger in Residence for the Poetry Book Society, and was a judge of the Forward Prize in 2018. She talks about books, fairy tales and disfigurement at youtube.com/jenvcampbell. Her poetry pamphlet The Hungry Ghost Festival was published by The Rialto in 2012. Her first book-length collection, The Girl Aquarium, was published by Bloodaxe Books in 2019, and is shortlisted for the poetry category of the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards 2019. She lives in London.

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