A woman who swims with octogenarians, another who trains to fire a shotgun, and a third who collects fallen feathers. These are some of the characters you meet in these shape-shifting journeys of sea, sky, and land, by way of Antarctica and beyond.
The poems in this collaboration find their connection in repeated and overlapping themes of discovery, loss and longing, cruising the fluid borders of inner and outer geographies.
Invisible Continents is a collaborative work between Lesley Curwen, Jane R Rogers and Tahmina Maula. They have been sharing and discussing their work for several years in the Greenwich Poetry Workshop in south London.
Lesley Curwen is a broadcaster, poet and sailor living within sight of Plymouth Sound. She often writes about sailing, loss, and the environmental damage done to the oceans and their wildlife. Her poems have been published (or soon will be) by Broken Sleep, The Storms, Arachne Press, Black Bough, Ice Floe Press, Iamb Poetry and After Poetry.
Tahmina Maula is a British-Bengali poetry and prose writer. She is an EAP Lecturer and has done freelance work for The Poetry Society. Her current writing interests include language, memory and loss. She lives in Greenwich, London.
Jane R Rogers is a poet, knitter, and a book production specialist in the publishing industry. She is currently working on a sequence of poems inspired by ice cores and often writes in the ‘A Gram of &’s’ form. Her poems have appeared in Envoi, Prole, The Curlew, Long Exposure Magazine, Tears in the Fence, among others. She lives in Lewisham, London.