Is That the New Moon?: A Stunning Anthology of Women Poets
A wonderful anthology of poems by women poets, collected by WENDY COPE.
Collected by one of Britain’s foremost poets, Is that the New Moon? is an exciting mix of styles and genres by leading women poets including: Grace Nichols, Frances Horovitz, Jenny Joseph, Wendy Cope, Alice Walker, Sylvia Plath, Maya Angelou and Margaret Atwood.
This stunning anthology of poems has been specially compiled with teenage girls in mind. The collection also has much to offer to and will be enjoyed by teenage boys and adults, too.
Vibrant, funny, tender, sad and moving poems from the leading women poets of our time.
In an ideal world once she turns 13 every young woman would receive a copy of Is That The New Moon? Books for Keeps (January 2003) -
In its reissued form, this wonderful anthology should be a handbook for all adolescent girls. The poems Wendy Cope has selected, all by women, are exciting, funny and tender, providing reassurance and understanding of the chequered path of growing up. Guardian -
An exceptionally good selection of women’s poetry.The Listener -
An essential addition to your poetry collection.The English Magazine -
A most exciting choice of poetry… Women’s attitudes to themselves, and to men, their feelings, how girls react to different things are all explored and celebrated in this brilliant anthology.Julia Eccleshare -