Lucky Table is the dazzling follow-up to Vincent OSullivans acclaimed 1999 Montana New Zealand Book Award-winning collection Seeing You Asked. Lucky Table was shortlisted in the poetry section of the Montana NZ Book Awards 2001
Praise For Vincent O'Sullivan
one of the outstanding books of poems of the decade Kevin Ireland
Wise, wry, acerbic, ironic, each piece begs to be savoured slowly Harvey McQueen
demonstrates anew OSullivans insatiable curiosity about human nature and language . . . a very remarkable collection of poems Ken Arvidson
OSullivan works language into unlikely shapes, displaying his power as a wordsmith, while acknowledging that words can take us only so far.
There is a kind of luminous spirituality about OSullivans poetry, that long after you have read the poems, continues to reside in the objects or the situations the poems describe...