The Department of Emotional Projections


Debut Collection from NJ Hynes, winner of the Live Canon First Collection Competition. 
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By turns surreal and sonorous, wry and vivid, these poems urgently map a world in meltdown and chart the fallout from natural and human-made disasters. N.J. Hynes scrutinises contemporary culture with an anthropologist’s steady eye and gazes into the future like a prophet.” Nancy Campbell, author of The Library of Iceand Disco Bay, shortlisted for Forward Best First Collection prize in 2016

“An intelligence roaming brilliantly across silence and science, music and noise.” Francis Spufford, author of Golden Hill and The Child That Books Built