Carcanet Press Logo
Quote of the Day
Carcanet Press is our most courageous publisher. When you look at what they have brought out since their beginnings, it makes so many other houses seem timid or merely predictable.
Charles Tomlinson

Shortening the Candle's Wick

Ly Seppel and Andres Ehin

Translated by Ilmar Lehtpere

The book cover for Shortening the Candle's Wick
Categories: Little Island Press
Imprint: Little Island Press
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Available as:
Hardback (104 pages)
(Pub. Mar 2018)
9780993505676
Out of Stock
  • Excerpt
  • Authors
  • Ly Seppel
    Ly Seppel's poetry is characterized by a quiet tone and a focus on general human topics, the progression of time, the ability to capture fleeting but significant experiences, and on momentary pictures of everyday life. What really matters in her poetry is being a woman, mother, and daughter, as well as ... read more
    Andres Ehin
    Andres Ehin is an erudite, a researcher of the unexplainable and mysterious, a connector of the unconnectable. Under the surface of his colorful work is a sense a joyful demolition of bureaucratic hierarchies and common truths. ... read more
Share this...
The Carcanet Blog From Base Materials: Jenny Lewis read more Goddamned Selected Poems: Stanley Moss read more Diary of an Invasion: Oksana Maksymchuk read more The Strongbox: Sasha Dugdale read more Not a Moment Too Soon: Frank Kuppner read more Coco Island: Christine Roseeta Walker read more
Find your local bookshop logo
Arts Council Logo
We thank the Arts Council England for their support and assistance in this interactive Project.
This website ©2000-2024 Carcanet Press Ltd