How to Lose Your Home & Save Your Life - Angela T Carr In her debut poetry collection, How to Lose Your Home & Save Your Life, Angela Carr mines the territory of an unexpected journey, exploring the unspoken realities, and precarious hope, of lives lived in the shadow of the Celtic Tiger’s demise.

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“…a remarkably cohesive and carefully crafted collection of poetry. The voice is refreshing, original and interrogating, painting a picture of contemporary Ireland that is clearly post-boom; debt-ridden; urban and edgy with the quiet desperations of modern living.”

Joseph Woods – Poet, former Director of Poetry Ireland

“Mature, visceral work – full of vulnerability, devoid of self-pity. Current in outlook, made timeless by its berry-plump language and potent imagery… How To Lose Your Home And Save Your Life is as dense and dark as a forest. Get lost in this book.”

Susan Millar DuMars – Poet, co-founder of Over the Edge.

Winner of the Cork Literary Review Poetry Manuscript Competition 2013, How to Lose Your Home & Save Your Live is forthcoming in 2014.