Messenger

£5.00

Drawing on the science of immunology, Messenger explores how we wound and how we heal. Whether the focus is a tiny molecule or a global problem, Christy Ducker’s succinct poems offer ‘hope and a warning’. Illustrated throughout by Kate Sweeney’s striking photographs, Messenger shuttles between science and art to suggest alternative ways of looking at recovery.

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Description

Christy lives in Northumberland. She recently completed a PhD at Newcastle University, researching and writing poems about the Victorian lighthousekeeper, Grace Darling. Christy works as a teacher of creative writing. Her poetry commissions include residencies for Port of Tyne, English Heritage and Northumbria Police.She was a winner in the 2010 Book & Pamphlet Competition with Armour, which was also named PBS Pamphlet Choice for Autumn 2011.