I have been enjoying Jan Owen’s poetry for many years: each collection is as fresh and sparkling as the last, although often with a different focus. Whatever the subject, her work is always readable, rich in sensory impressions, and full of vivid life. — Fleur Adcock
Witty and serious by turns, often at her most serious when wittiest, Jan Owen has developed a style that can accommodate a great variety of subjects, from the intensely personal to the wholly public. Formally adventurous and linguistically adroit, her work has a sureness of touch and a lovely, deft understanding of the sense of sound given to only the truest poets. — John Lucas
Jan Owen’s pen is the point-shoe of a princess of language, and enchants every subject she summons to her dance. — Les Murray
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