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Selima Hill's latest collection, The Hat, is a disturbing portrayal of a woman's struggle to regain her identity. Her story emerges through a series of short poems, often related to animals: how she is preyed upon and betrayed, misunderstood, compromised and not allowed to be herself. The Hat charts extreme experience with dazzling excess, with dark humor and surprising ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Bloodaxe Books
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Selima Hill (born 13 October 1945 in Hampstead) is a British poet.

Selima Hill grew up in rural England and Wales. She read Moral Sciences at New Hall, Cambridge University (1965-7). She regularly collaborates with artists and has worked on multimedia projects with the Royal Ballet, Welsh National Opera and BBC Bristol. She is a tutor at the Poetry School in London, and has taught creative writing
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