Books

Epiphaneia

Outspoken Press, 2019

“Georges renders the landscape of survival with rigorous integrity, unflinching clarity. An island browns in the sea, a boy beats a drum, tongues swell up with language. These poems are astonishing, largely unprecedented. Georges has written a truly living text.”

– Kaveh Akbar
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Pre-Order Now: Outspoken Press.

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Giant

Platypus Press, 2018
Highly Commended by the Forward Prizes
Shortlisted for the OCM Bocas Prize for Poetry

“Saints, ghosts, legends blend into one another, layering the land and seascapes with history.”
– Rajiv Mohabir

“These poems are sky-rooted and earthbound, at once elusive and grounded as they turn on the revolving eye.”
– Ishion Hutchinson

Buy Now: Platypus Press.
Reviews: The Millions; Poetry School; Contemporary Small Press; Caribbean Beat; Paper Based.

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Make Us All Islands

Shearsman Books, 2017
Shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection

“Singing ‘light into bleakness,’ in vivid poetic language that shakes us out of apathy”
Loretta Collins Klobah

“Richard Georges’ poems enter Caribbean literature like the sea rolling up sotto voce on the sand after the last of the small fuss of waves in the shallows.”
Vladimir Lucien

Buy Now: Shearsman Books.
Reviews: Write Out Loud; Smartish Pace; Dundee University Review; Martyn Crucefix; Trinidad Guardian; Stride Magazine