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Grateful to Jessica Traynor for her considered and thoughtful review of Of Ochre and Ash in Issue 134 of Poetry Ireland Review.


'Few Irish poets can boast a voice as singular and recognisable as Hooker’s, a poet

who has already gifted us with a richly symbolic mythic landscape. Of Ochre and Ash

is an exploration of grief and its topographies, both personal and political; how the

difficult history of Ireland intersects with landscape

[…]

Of Ochre and Ash sees Eleanor Hooker writing powerful poetry, breaking new ground.'

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