Burning Eye Books

Never Knowingly Mainstream

We are delighted to announce our selected three winners for the BAME Poetry Competition and who will release debut pamphlets with us in 2019! Further to a published collection, our three winners will be featured in a poetry magazine (TBA)... Continue Reading →


Bristol poet and author of the wonderful Prayer to Imperfection: Poems 1996 - 2004 Lucy English is back with a brand new collection, and hold onto your hats, this one takes a very different turn... The Book of Hours is... Continue Reading →

Burning Eye Books, with thanks from our wonderful judge Shagufta Igbal are delighted to announce our shortlisted poets for the BAME Poetry Pamphlet competition! A big thank you to everyone who submitted, we had some interesting and promising proposals that... Continue Reading →

We are delighted to announce the release of German poet Nora Gomringer's debut collection in English - Hydra's Heads, translated by the brilliant Annie Rutherford. A first for us, this poetry in translation is wild, unique and a must read... Continue Reading →

Small Press Showcase SO: To Speak

Talking to Strangers – new show by Laurie Bolger

Honest by Scott Tyrrell

‘4th July 2008’ from Better Watch Your Mouth

New video from ‘Sakura’ poet Myriam San Marco

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