The Book

Written over roughly the space of a year The Wood Pigeons began as a 365 word story. The 261 chapters here represent the removal of words at a rate of roughly one per day. Part Droste effect the result is a narrative that is highly recursive yet just as varied too, leading finally and inevitably to nothing.

The Author/Editor

James Davies is the author of the novel When Two Are In Love or As I Came To Behind Frank’s Transporter co-written with Philip Terry, the short story Changing Piece and several poetry collections including Plants, A Dog and stack. For a number of years he organised the important event series The Other Room with Tom Jenks and Scott Thurston and continues to run his long-running and influential poetry press if p then q. Between 2017-18 he was Poet in Residence at The University of Surrey.

Pages: 270
Dimensions: 5 x 8
ISBN: 978-1086559958
Cat No: DW-001-44
Imprint: Dostoyevsky Wannabe Originals
Publishing Model: Classic