Weaving together allusions and illusions, Zhou is an imaginative recovery of a grandfather, a dialogue between figures from China and the West, and a journey through the search for a cultural identity. Taking Lu Xun, Ezra Pound and W S Graham as reference points and guides, these imaginatively resourceful poems mark the debut of an exciting new talent.
Nick On grew up in Gloucestershire, moved to Newcastle upon Tyne after university and ever since has lived in the North East of England. He earns a living as a corporate lawyer, mostly in London. He is a recent graduate of the Writing Poetry MA at Newcastle University.