Play Book

Scully, Maurice

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“Play Book is the new collection of poems by Irish poet, Maurice Scully. His writing began in the early 1970s, and since 1981 he has published 10 books of poetry with publishers such as Wild Honey Press and Shearsman Books. Maurice Scully has been editor of a number of influential magazines (Icarus, and The Beau), and through the 1970s and 1980s organised important readings and literary gatherings, and over the years he has taken part in conferences and festivals in Ireland, the UK, and the US, where his readings are prized as key interpretations of his complex work”, a series of poems in which the poet, sometimes in flowing sentences, sometimes in clipped rhythmic lines, describes his environment and occasionally reflects on the nature of poetry: “The trouble / with poetry / is poetry.”, hard cover, 21,5 x 15 cm, 186 pages, Clonmel 2019

ISBN: 978-0-906630-61-7