The Following Scan Will Last Five Minutes
Lieke Marsman and translated by Sophie Collins
Beautifully translated by the poet Sophie Collins, the book also includes a translator’s note in the form of a letter to her author and friend.
Lieke Marsman published her first poetry volume (Things That I Tell Myself) in 2010 when she was only twenty years old, and promptly won three poetry prices. Her first novel (The Opposite of A Human Being), in which she intertwined poetry and prose to examine climate change and our attitudes towards it, was published in 2017.
Sophie Collins grew up in Bergen, North Holland, and now lives in Edinburgh. She is co-editor of tender, an online arts quarterly, and editor of Currently & Emotion (Test Centre, 2016), an anthology of contemporary poetry translations. small white monkeys, a text on self-expression, self-help and shame, was published by Book Works in November 2017 as part of a commissioned residency at Glasgow Women’s Library. Her debut collection of poems Who Is Mary Sue? was published by Faber & Faber in 2018.
Size: 189 × 118 mm
Publication: April 30, 2019
Series: Pavilion Poetry