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Heart Murmur

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Emma Storr draws on her scientific knowledge and medical experience in deft and lyrical ways to create different voices and styles. In her calm objectivity, in her honesty and accuracy of perception, she teaches us all that we should listen better.                       

John Foggin

 Heart Murmur is written from a place of humanity and wisdom. In poems which explore our fragile bodies and selves with forensic kindness, Emma Storr shares her medical and life experience with warmth and humour in extraordinary pieces that stay in one’s mind long after reading.  A stunning poetic debut.                                                                      

  James Nash
emma storr

emma storr

United Kingdom

Emma trained as a doctor and has an MPhil in Writing from the University of South Wales. Her poems have featured in several anthologies and poetry magazines as well as winning local poetry prizes. Her debut pamphlet Heart Murmur, was published by Calder Va...

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