25% off all books in our Christmas Sale!

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Give your friends and family poetry books this Christmas with 25% off all our titles. Prices start at just £5.24. Only available in our online bookshop.

Give your friends and family poetry books this Christmas with 25% off all our titles. Prices start at just £5.24. Only available in our online bookshop.

To give you a  helping hand, here’s a few suggestions. Feel free to ask Tom for help choosing.

Humour

Things To Do Before You Leave Town

The darkly comic debut from one of the UK’s finest young poets and performers (currently touring his theatre show A Comedian Dies in the Middle of a Joke).

Limits of Control

Forward Prize-shortlisted poet Steve Spence collages together the worlds of fishing, meteorology and robotics to create ‘a new kind of nonsense’.

London

Speak to Strangers

Gemma Seltzer’s funny, clever and elegant book of 100 100-word stories charts a journey across the city.

City State: New London Poetry

An acclaimed anthology that introduces you to over twenty young poets currently writing in and about London.

Shad Thames, Broken Wharf

Described as ‘one of the most beautiful books in the land’ by Time Out, Chris McCabe’s inventive ‘play of voices’ is presented as a limited edition boxed minibook.

Innovative

Love / All That / & OK

Drawing together a decade’s work by hotly-tipped experimental poet Emily Critchley.

The Method

Rob Stanton’s compact, beautiful debut contains a sequence of poems inspired by the artist Luc Tuymans.

Cross-cultural

Kalagora

Grotesque, lyrical and epic, Siddhartha Bose’s ambitious debut book crosses continents and genres.

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