⋆ Winner ⋆ Saltire Literary Award | Poetry Book of the Year 2019
Hand Over Mouth Music
In essence, “Hand Over Mouth Music” is a collection of poems that invites readers to explore themes of identity, culture, and self-expression through the lens of Janette Ayachi’s unique and evocative poetic style. It’s a work that encourages introspection and reflection on the diverse facets of the human experience.
The Mermaid, The Girl, and The Gondola
This beautiful book chronicles the adventures of a Scottish girl in Italy, where she forms a thrilling friendship with a canal-dwelling mermaid, encountering enigmatic characters like a fortune teller and eerie masked beings. Amidst Venice’s enchanting backdrop of magic, carnival, and mysticism, the story raises questions about the mermaid’s true identity due to the pervasive deception and duplicity woven throughout.