Light From the Upper Left
Bob Cooper and Jo Haslam were joint winners in The Poetry Business Competition 1993.
‘Bob Cooper’s poems are the well-made resuult of a marriage between the open air of fields and meadows and the claustrophobia of home and heart. A writer who calls a spade a spade and knows how to dig with it…
‘Like those photographs of familiar objects taken from unusual angles, Jo Haslam’s poems surprise and delight. There is a freshness and sharpness in the language she chooses and the sea beats under it all like a pulse.’