Stories of Life, Death and Beyond
A bilingual poetry anthology in English & Spanish
Life keeps on beating, brambled / and bird-laden, bursting with berries.
From ‘Overgrown’ by Sarah Leavesley
the river among the reed beds / bears the music / of the fog back and forth / at dawn
From ‘The First of November’ by Virginia Ramos Poseck
Vo(i)ces II showcases the winning and commended poems from the Victorina Press Poetry Award 2022, and this beautiful anthology features new work by the following poets:
Lester Gómez Medina
Caroline Hickman Vaughan
Virginia Ramos Poseck
The poems were translated by Guisela Parra Molina, Adam Feinstein and Marina Sánchez, and edited by Amanda Huggins, Adam Feinstein and Marina Sánchez. The cover features a commissioned artwork by Valentina Montoya Martinez.
‘It’s outstanding, both in content and production. A labour of love and skill. Here, thankfully, is the sort of prize anthology the poetry lover should make every attempt to read. Like the best parties and celebrations, those involved are intelligent, compassionate, keen observers, and imaginative creators. Come in! Bienvenida!’ Cathy Bryant
‘This anthology is a wonderful showcase of contemporary poetry that explores themes of loss, grief and the beauty of our changing world.’ Leo Boix
“…a gem of a collection of new voices, original and translated. Readers will be dazzled by the reach of this volume.’ David Rigsbee
Vo(i)ces II is the second published anthology from the Victorina Press Vo(i)ces Poetry Award. Click the link to discover the first publication in the Vo(i)ces collection – Vo(i)ces I