Dave Smith has published nine collections in the United States over the last 20 years, his most recent collections include Cuba Night (1990) and Night Pleasures (1992). He is taking part in The South Bank Centre's festival of The American South in An Evening of Southern Poetry on 23 July at 7.30pm in the Chelsfield Room, South Bank Centre, (Box Office: 071 928 8800). This poem appears in New & Selected Poems published by Bloodaxe at pounds 8.95.
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