Pitch Lake

January 1, 2018|
Pitch Lake by Andre Bagoo
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In Pitch Lake, Andre Bagoo, author of the Bocas prize shortlisted poetry collection, Burn, displays a continuing commitment to exploration and experiment. Andre Bagoo’s poems explore the multiple resonances of the title, where pitch signifies both the stickiness of memory – the way the La Brea Pitch Lake is a place where “buried trees [are] born again” – and the idea of scattering: of places and impressions and the effort to hold them in one vision.
Andre Bagoo is a Trinidadian poet and journalist. His poetry has appeared in numerous literary journals including: Almost Island, Draconian Switch, The Caribbean Review of Books, Caribbean Writer, Word Riot, Boston Review, St Petersburg Review and elsewhere. In 2005, Andre was shortlisted for a Derek Walcott Writing Prize. His first co...
Title:Pitch Lake
Product dimensions:78 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.3 in
Shipping dimensions:78 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.3 in
Published:January 1, 2018
Publisher:Peepal Tree Press Ltd.
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781845233532

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