Slain

SLAIN SPECIES

A Selection of Poems

by David Radavich

Court Poetry Press

Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, English

ISBN 0-906010-25-X

 

Poetry lovers will appreciate Radavich's range of elegiac contemplation in this haunting collection, comprised of both formal and free verse and drawing on his experiences from living in Aberdeen, Scotland and traveling on the Continent. The evocative cover design is by James Hall Johnson, Dundee.

DAVID RADAVICH has published other poetry collections entitled By the Way: Poems over the Years and Greatest Hits, as well as several chapbooks and a wide variety of poetry in the U.S. and abroad.  America Bound: An Epic for Our Time (Plain View, 2007) combines poetry and drama into a narrative of American culture from World War II to the present, while Canonicals (Finishing Line, 2009) explores “love’s hours.”  His latest book is Middle-East Mezze (Plain View, 2011), exploring a troubled yet fascinating part of our world.

His plays have been performed by the Charleston Alley Theatre, First Stage (Los Angeles), Mid- America Playweights Theatre, New Perspectives Theatre (New York), and many other groups.  Six plays have been performed Off-Off-Broadway to date, and five have been published.   Fragments of the Third Planet received its European premiere in 2000 in Germany.  He has also published articles on poetry, drama, and  contemporary writing.  Recipient of a number of poetry and drama prizes, Radavich was named an Illinois Distinguished Author in 1995.


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