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'pizzazz, wit and - astonishing at his age - both technical assurance and a genuinely integrated humanity' -- Fiona Sampson
These hands have Moulded monuments, created crafts, healed hearts. Khosi Xaba, from 'These Hands'
A haunting music full of subtlety of thought and religious echoes. -- Charles Bainbridge, The Guardian
Richard Price retains an individual voice in which intense feelings of love, or dislocation, are packing into often short, complex lyrics -- Carol Ann Duffy
She has the comic's knack of placing a lot of weight on thin-shouldered words, words blurred by common currency which are suddenly brought into sharp focus and don't really want to be. Beyond the laughs there's great poignancy - Observer
Beautiful Girls is not a book for the faint-hearted: it will survive as testament to poetry's force in overcoming - Chris McCabe
Poetry so unsettling, describing worlds so troubling and lonely, is seldom as funny, clever, and downright charming as Jane Yeh's. - Aingeal Clare