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She Will Soar

Bright, Brave Poems about Freedom by Women

Ana Sampson Ana Sampson

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Macmillan
01 June 2022
A sister volume to She is Fierce this is a stunning gift book featuring 130 poems written by women.

With poems from classic, well loved poets as well as innovative and bold modern voices, She Will Soar is a stunning collection and an essential addition to any bookshelf. From the ancient world right up to the present day, it includes poems on wanderlust, travel, daydreams, flights of fancy, escaping into books, tranquillity, courage, hope and resilience. From frustrated housewives to passionate activists, from servants and suffragettes to some of today's most gifted writers, here is a bold choir of voices demanding independence and celebrating their hard-won power.

Immerse yourself in poems by Carol Ann Duffy, Christina Rossetti, Stevie Smith, Sarah Crossan, Emily Dickinson, Salena Godden, Mary Jean Chan, Charly Cox, Nikita Gill, Fiona Benson, Hollie McNish and Grace Nichols to name but a few
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Imprint:   Macmillan
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 196mm,  Width: 130mm,  Spine: 28mm
Weight:   220g
ISBN:   9781529040067
ISBN 10:   152904006X
Pages:   304
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Audience:   General/trade ,  Young adult ,  ELT Advanced ,  Preschool (0-5)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Ana Sampson is the author of many bestselling anthologies including I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud and Other Poems You Half-Remember from School, Tyger Tyger Burning Bright: Much Loved Poems you Half-Remember, Poems to Learn by Heart, Green and Pleasant Land: Best-Loved Poems of the British Countryside and Best-Loved Poems: A Treasury of Verse. Ana grew up in Kent and studied English Literature at the University of Sheffield. After achieving both a BA and an MA, she began a career in publishing PR and has appeared multiple times on radio and television discussing books and poetry. Ana lives in Surrey with her husband, two daughters and two demanding cats. She is Fierce was her first poetry collection for Macmillan.

Reviews for She Will Soar: Bright, Brave Poems about Freedom by Women

this glorious, exhilarating anthology makes the perfect choice for any woman you know, of any age * Daily Mail * on She is Fierce: this is a collection to stir the blood and resonate in the bones. * Guardian * A handsome hardback poetry collection featuring a wonderfully wide range of poems by female poets - many new to me like Wolves by Ruth Awolola. The perfect gift for a thoughtful teens who loves words. * Irish Independent * You could use the imaginatively organized contents pages like a chocolate box selector list to choose something to suit your mood. There's everything from 'dreams of freedom' to 'flights of fancy' and 'voyages by verse', each section enticingly introduced by Ana. Or you could just dip in randomly and you'll find that, whichever poem you choose, you won't be able to resist picking just one more - just like your favorite box of chocolates! It's no surprise that She Will Soar featured in the YA selection of Great New Recommended Reads for National Poetry Day this year. * ReadingZone *


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