for Steve

First published in Great Britain in 2016 by

Carcanet Press Ltd Alliance House, 30 Cross Street

Manchester M2 7AQ

Text copyright © Mary O’Malley, 2016.

The right of Mary O’Malley to be identified as the author of this work has been asserted by her in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act of 1988.

All rights reserved.

A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library, ISBN 9781784102807

The publisher acknowledges financial assistance from Arts Council England.