179 Poetry/First Taste: Tiggy Johnson

ITEM: One signed copy of the poetry book ‘First Taste’ by Tiggy Johnson.

DETAILS: Tiggy Johnson’s first poetry collection First taste was released in 2010 and is available now.  The ISBN is 978-0-9808136-0-9. Please bid in the comments box below.

First Taste is brimming with domestic luminosity. These poems explore the terrain of love and desire, parent and child, ecstasy and death and reveal the depth of Johnson’s voice. Her poems teach us not only to accept, but to feel blessed by the complexity of humanity, the terrible mysteries of life. You will not forget ‘The facts’ nor that ‘first taste of butterscotch sauce’. Johnson renders her secrets in language vivid and strong. – Graham Nunn

CV: Tiggy Johnson is the editor of Page Seventeen. She is also a parent, a student, a teacher, a quilter and a writer.

Her short stories, poetry and articles have appeared in various Australian magazines including CorditeBlue Dog and Verandah and she was awarded 2nd prize in the Herald-Sun/Collins Short Story Competition 2004.

Tiggy blogs at: www.tiggyjohnson.blogspot.com and lives in Melbourne’s Dandenong Ranges with her husband, Bryden, and their gorgeous children, Hamish, Claudia and Dylan.

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