Hand in Hand with Love: An Anthology of Queer Classic Poetry

Author: Simon Avery (Ed)

Hardback |

An electrifying anthology of queer poetry through the ages, edited by Dr Simon Avery, specialist in queer history and culture. (224 pages)


ISBN: 9781529092660 | Publisher: Pan Macmillan (UK) | Published: 2023

Category: Anthologies, LGBTQ+, Poetry

Hand in Hand with Love is a celebration of queer voices throughout the ages. Spanning from Sappho and the Ancient Greeks to Edna St. Vincent Millay and the modernists, this luminous anthology champions and redefines the spectrum of queer poetry.Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning, cloth-bound, pocket-sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition is edited by Dr Simon Avery, a specialist in queer history and culture at the University of Westminster.Featuring visionary writers whose only space to express their intimate thoughts was on the page, pioneering poets who battled prejudice to be bold and forthright, and an electrifying range of famous authors such as Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson and Oscar Wilde, these dynamic voices paved the way for decades to come. Together, they offer a vivid archive of queer identity to be celebrated, discovered and treasured.