My name is Helen Farish, and I’m a poet living in Cumbria. Here you’ll find poems from my three poetry collections,  The Dog of Memory (Bloodaxe, 2016), Nocturnes at Nohant: The Decade of Chopin and Sand (Bloodaxe, 2012) and Intimates (Jonathan Cape, 2005).

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REVIEW: The Dog of Memory
‘This book is Farish’s third – her debut won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection – and it is a confident performance. Farish’s poems have balance, and a smiling stride; they take their time (and seldom too much)...The simplicity of Farish’s poetry, its unfussiness and brevity, shine through.’ - TLS

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