* Winner of the Rathbones Folio Prize 2019 * Winner of the Ted Hughes Award 2018* Shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize * An extraordinary debut from a young British-Jamaican poet, The Perseverance is a book of loss, language and praise. One of the most crucial new voices to emerge from Britain, Raymond Antrobus explores the d/Deaf experience, the death of his father and the failure to communicate. Ranging across history, time zones and continents, The Perseverance operates in the in betweens of dual heritages, of form and expression emerging to show us what it means to exist, and to flourish.
Format/pages: paperback / 80 pages
Publisher: Penned in the Margins