She is Fierce

She is Fierce : Brave, Bold and Beautiful Poems by Women

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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
Friendship
Love
Nature
Freedom, Mindfulness and Joy
Fashion, society and body image
Protest, courage and resistance
Endings
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 130 x 197 x 21mm | 224g
  • MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1529003156
  • 9781529003154
  • 52,300

Table of contents

Introduction - i: Introduction


Chapter - 1: Roots and Growing Up
Chapter - 2: Friendship
Chapter - 3: Love
Chapter - 4: Nature
Chapter - 5: Freedom, Mindfulness and Joy
Chapter - 6: Fashion, Society and Body Image
Chapter - 7: Courage, Protest and Resistance
Chapter - 8: Endings
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Review quote

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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About Ana Sampson

Ana Sampson is the author of many bestselling anthologies including I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud and Other Poems You Half-Remember from School, Tyger Tyger Burning Bright: Much Loved Poems you Half-Remember, Poems to Learn by Heart, Green and Pleasant Land: Best-Loved Poems of the British Countryside and Best-Loved Poems: A Treasury of Verse.

Ana grew up in Kent and studied English Literature at the University of Sheffield. After achieving both a BA and an MA, she began a career in publishing PR and has appeared multiple times on radio and television discussing books and poetry. Ana lives in Surrey with her husband, two daughters and two demanding cats.

She is Fierce is her first poetry collection for Macmillan.
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