Two poems by Henri Michaux

Jane Draycott reads ‘The Girl from Bucharest’ and ‘Icebergs’ by Henri Michaux from her collection of new translations Storms Under the Skin: Selected Poems (1927-1954) of Henri Michaux (a PBS Recommendation) published in 2017 by Two Rivers Press.

Jane Draycott is a UK-based poet with a particular interest in audio and collaborative work. Her latest collection The Occupant (2016) and her first two full collections Prince Rupert’s Drop and The Night Tree are all Poetry Book Society Recommendations. Her previous collection Over was shortlisted for the 2009 T S Eliot Prize. She has been nominated three times for the Forward Prize for Poetry. Her translation of the 14th century dream-vision Pearl (2011), is a Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation and was a Stephen Spender Prize-winner. All her publications are with Carcanet Press.