Countries of the Body

Countries of the Body

Tishani Doshi


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'There is magic in her poems.' - U. R. Ananthamurthy. First published in 2006, Tishani Doshi's debut collection, Countries of the Body, marks the arrival of a major new voice in international poetry. It won the Forward Poetry Prize for best first collection. Each poem in this collection sings of the body with all its contours and contradictions. Republished in this very special edition, the poems will enchant readers old and new with their delicate and haunting quality.


Tishani Doshi:
Tishani Doshi is the author of six books of fiction and poetry. Girls are Coming Out of the Woods, shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award, and Small Days and Nights, are her most recent books.