A poetry collection.
sinister and elegant vision permeates this beautiful book, leaving the
reader feeling like they have somehow been transported to Neverland and
back, bringing with them the shades of lost boys and their spectral
mothers, trailing words flying from between dark stars. Gorgeous and
heartbreaking.” — Sandra Kasturi, author of The Animal Bridegroom (Tightrope Books, 2007) and Come Late to the Love of Birds forthcoming
from Tightrope Books
“With Ondaatje-like resonance and attention to detail, Marshall explores the fatal attraction between a boy who never grows up and a pirate in love with his own death, the deforming ideals of motherhood and the sad similarities between adulthood and Alzheimer’s.” — Gemma Files, author of The Hexslinger Series (ChiZine Publications, 2011) and The Worm in Every Heart (Prime Books, 2006)
Helen Marshall is an award-winning Canadian author, editor, and doctor of medieval studies. Her poetry and fiction have been published in The Chiaroscuro, Abyss & Apex, Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, Tor.com and have been reprinted in several "Year's Best" anthologies. Her debut collection of short stories, Hair Side, Flesh Side (ChiZine Publications, 2012), was named one of the top ten books of 2012 by January Magazine. It won the 2013 British Fantasy Award for Best Newcomer and was shortlisted for a 2013 Aurora Award by the Canadian Society of Science Fiction and Fantasy. She lives in Oxford, England.