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Oz Hardwick reads his own, ‘A Brief History of Mermaids’

Oz Hardwick is a European prose poet, photographer and academic. His chapbook Learning to Have Lost (Canberra: IPSI, 2018) won the 2019 Rubery International Book Award for poetry, and was followed by The Lithium Codex (Clevedon: Hedgehog, 2019), from which this poem is taken. Oz teaches Creative Writing at Leeds Trinity University.

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