Furniture, Lorraine Mariner's debut collection, was shortlisted for both the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the Seamus Heaney Centre Poetry Prize. Her poetry is sharp, quirky and skilful.
Praise for Furniture:
'Pleasingly direct and conversational, almost aggressively anti-poetic. The poems are spoken in the voice of a young woman who inches her way through a blizzard of bewilderment at life’s unpredictable twists and turns’