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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 →

Honest by Scott Tyrrell

A Self Help Guide to Being In Love with Jeremy Corbyn by Jess Green

NEW TITLE! Some Things by Panya Banjoko


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NEW TITLE! SPLIT by Amani Saeed

We are very delighted to announce the launch of Amani Saeed's invigorating debut collection SPLIT.  Amani Saeed is a London-born American-British-Indian-Middle-Eastern-etc. spoken word artist. She is a member of the poetry collective The Yoniverse and has worked with the Roundhouse,... Continue Reading →

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