Stand Up Ferran Burke

Steven Camden

Age 14 +
11 May 2023
432 pages


Steven Camden is a talented and exceptional wordsmith. Everything he writes is pure gold. — Manjeet Mann

Stand Up Ferren Burke is a funny, warm novel in verse from the CLiPPA award winning poet Steven Camden.

Comic collector
Vinyl connoiseur
Air Jordan enthusiast
In his mind, Ferran Burke is many things
But to everyone else he is just one,
Emile Burke’s little brother
and Emile is all about himself.

Now Ferran is stepping into the new world
of high school alone
and needs to learn quickly how to survive.
New allies. New enemies. New feelings. New passions.

A time capsule coming-of-age story spanning five years of one boy’s life
as he navigates the chaos trying to find himself.
Friends. Fights. Family. Food.
Playing with form and visuals throughout
Stand Up Ferran Burke is a verse novel
as unique as the boy at its heart.