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Red Mountain

About Chrissy Williams

Chrissy Williams is a poet, editor and tutor based in London. Her work has been featured by BBC television and radio, and her first poetry collection BEAR (Bloodaxe Books, 2017) was one of the Telegraph’s 50 Best Books of the Year.

The author of numerous poetry pamphlets, her work has been shortlisted for the Michael Marks Award, and published in many magazines and anthologies including Poetry, Poetry Review, Poetry London and Salt’s Best British Poetry series. Her second book-length collection, LOW, is published by Bloodaxe in 2021.

She is editor of the online poetry journal PERVERSE, and previously worked both at the National Poetry Library and as Director of the Poetry Book Fair. She is also an improviser and edits comics, including the New York Times bestselling The Wicked + The Divine.

 
Artist's Notes:
Rather than write a full script, Chrissy wrote a poem and I did my best to interpret it. She also included some key words and a working title. 
 
TEXT:
keep collecting books  
document your engagement with the world  
love will not survive 
 
KEYWORDS: 
red mountains
WORKING TITLE:
Red Mountains by Chrissy Williams and PJ Holden