She is Fierce
A stunning gift book containing 150 bold, brave and beautiful poems by women – from classic, well loved poets to innovative and bold modern voices. From suffragettes to school girls, from spoken word superstars to civil rights activists, from aristocratic ladies to kitchen maids, these are voices that deserve to be heard.
Collected by anthologist Ana Sampson She is Fierce: Brave, Bold and Beautiful Poems by Women contains an inclusive array of voices, from modern and contemporary poets. Immerse yourself in poems from Maya Angelou, Nikita Gill, Wendy Cope, Ysra Daley-Ward, Emily Bronte, Carol Ann Duffy, Fleur Adcock, Liz Berry, Jackie Kay, Hollie McNish, Imtiaz Dharker, Helen Dunmore, Emily Dickinson, Mary Oliver, Christina Rossetti, Margaret Atwood and Dorothy Parker, to name but a few!
Featuring short biographies of each poet, She is Fierce is a stunning collection and an essential addition to any bookshelf.
The anthology is divided into the following sections:
Roots and Growing Up
Freedom, Mindfulness and Joy
Fashion, society and body image
Protest, courage and resistance
‘Covering everything from love and freedom to protest and body images, dip in and embrace words of beauty on a daily basis.’ – Stylist
‘Women sometimes get overlooked in poetry anthologies, but She is Fierce more than makes up for it.’ – Independent
I use this wonderful collection with my teen writing club, it's a perfect blend of political, personal, witty and wise poetry [...] An outstanding collection, highly recommend * Irish Independent * An outstanding collection of poetry for teenagers by a host of women writers, from Maya Angelou to Elizabeth Bishop. Lots of teen friendly topics are included - from growing up to friendship and courage. Ideal for the young feminist in your family. * Irish Independent * If you know a poetry lover then this new and beautiful collection would make a perfect Christmas gift! * Of Beauty and Nothingness * it would make a wonderful gift for any feminist reader or writer * For Books Sake * Women sometimes get overlooked in poetry anthologies, but She is Fierce more than makes up for it. * Independent * A deeper celebration of female wordsmiths you'll struggle to find -- Cyan Turan * Red * this is a collection to stir the blood and resonate in the bones. * Guardian * Covering everything from love and freedom to protest and body images, dip in and embrace words of beauty on a daily basis. Plus, it's a beauty to hold. * Stylist *
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