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Sarer Scotthorne is a poet and a physical performer, she played Gregor in her twenties in Kafka’s Metamorphosis, shape shifting into a young man, a beetle and back to herself. She now performs poetry and moves between mother, pacifist, poet and martial artist. She co-runs Hesterglock Press and has two publications, The Blood House and Semblance. She is co-editing the anthology Writing Utopia 2020 and her full collection Meta Mutter is due out in spring 2021. She teaches Wutan martial arts in Bristol UK.
︎ The Blood House (Hesterglock Press 2014)
first edition hand-made pamphlet £5 SOLD OUT
second edition paperback due 2020
‘I felt the pulse, certainly;
the life, breath, exposure of nerve ends.’
- Iain Sinclair on The Blood House
︎ Semblance (Erbacce Press, 2016)
‘ . . . a balance of introspection and activity, Scotthorne’s work hurts the soul through its jabs, chops and violent attacks all executed with fine self-control and patient care born of long practice . . .’
- Jude Cowan Montague on Semblance
It’s all about my relationship with my martial arts swords. My chance meeting with film maker/translator Albert Zhang in 2015, and subsequent conversations led me to write Semblance. I owe Albert a debt of gratitude for making this poetry and my Chinese Martial Arts into a film of the same name and for translating these poems into Mandarin and Cantonese.
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