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ANNOUNCEMENT: Spring / Summer 2021

NEW TITLE! MANATOMY by James McDermott

GUEST BLOG: Still Searching for the Big City Beats by Glenn Carmichael and Kevin Evans

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To celebrate the release of Still Searching for the Big City Beats as a second edition with Burning Eye Books, Glenn Carmichael and Kevin Evans revisit the origins of their cult novel from 70’s punk to rap to poetry to fiction. 


Kevin and I first met at the ‘Anarchy in the UK’ tour in December 1976, where we witnessed the Sex Pistols and our lives were changed.

We lived in Cardiff. Kevin formed a Punk band, the Tax Exiles, and in late 1977 I was their manager. Circumstances and the death of Punk Rock meant that I moved to London in early 1978, but Kevin and I stayed in contact. Kevin moved to Cornwall, following his journalist girlfriend who had found a position as court reporter on the West Briton newspaper.

In 1978 I formed a band in London, the Twilight Zoners.

I visited Kevin in Cornwall and…

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NEW! All The Days We Don’t Revolt by AGNES TÖRÖK

That's right, we have kicked started the ol' podcast to bring you some new content throughout the week and to help our newest poets promote their books digitally. Times are tough, and though the saying 'keep calm and carry on'... Continue Reading →

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