Název ISBN Sklad
Greenwriting by Katy Bentall 9788396262035 2
Autor Nakladatel Jazyk Počet stran Rok vydání
Katy Bentall Bored Wolves EN 190 2023
Šířka Výška Váha
10,50 cm 14,20 cm 0.2kg
530 Kč s DPH

Poems and prose, drawings and paintings by Katy Bentall

A 192-page book chock-full of Katy Bentall’s poetry, prose, and artwork about quotidian, seasonal, and creative rhythms in the Polish countryside.


Today on my ridge walk I go as far as the river, turning off down the secret path. I am going to see Peter’s boat. There it is, like a crocodile. I think twice before stepping onto it, but if I am to get close to the water without my feet disappearing into the squelchy grey mud, I must.

Sitting in the boat, leaning over and watching my reflection; taking off my shoes and walking back barefoot. That’s me.

And barefoot goes Katy Bentall through Greenwriting, a collection of her drawings, watercolors, poems, and prose-poetry dispatches from this patch of the Polish countryside.

Greenwriting unfolds from room to room in Katy’s wooden house, climbing the staircase between the boiler in the basement and the atelier under the roof. From the vantage of her patio and a ritual footpath, Katy explores the landscape around the house, which is tucked against the base of an escarpment between riverbanks and orchards thick with neighbors. And she whisks the reader to the marketplace in town, where we meet mainstays like Pear Man and Oregano Lady, Thyme Lady and Honey Man, purveyors of produce and snippets of local news.

The result is an intimate mapping of a small world richly populated by rooted locals (some booted, some hoofed) and wayfaring seeds and birds; and the contemplative diary of a poet-artist transplanted from England seeking to closely observe and document the lived environment around her.

Autor Katy Bentall
Nakladatel Bored Wolves
Jazyk EN
Počet stran 190
Rok vydání 2023
Šířka 10,50 cm
Výška 14,20 cm