Announcing our 2016 publishing list

Luke Wright

Here we are at the start of another year at Penned in the Margins. 2016 will feature new books from some of our best-known writers, a non-fiction first on landscape & Englishness, a literary criticism sequel and an experimental poetry debut. So, without further ado, here is the low-down on those books coming out of [...]

20 Best Moments of 2015

It’s been quite a year for Penned in the Margins. Eight new publications, three prize shortlistings (and one win!), and over 35 live shows from Mumbai to Manchester, and from Bournemouth to Brazil.

Ryan Van Winkle wins Saltire Society Poetry Book of the Year

We are completely thrilled to announce that Ryan Van Winkle has won the Saltire Society Poetry Book of the Year for his atmospheric collection The Good Dark. Published in April 2015, The Good Dark includes poems from Ryan’s one-on-one poetry show Red, Like Our Room Used to Feel, one of the best-rated shows at Edinburgh [...]

Announcing our Christmas Sale 2015

We are delighted to announce this year’s Penned in the Margins Christmas Sale with up to 50% off all books. We’ve even made our own Christmas advert (move over, John Lewis). Enjoy the video, then treat that special someone, or plan your Christmas reading, in our online shop. _ Half price hardbacks Buy a selection [...]

Ryan Van Winkle Shortlisted for the Saltire Society Literary Awards

Congratulations to Ryan Van Winkle, whose second collection The Good Dark has been shortlisted for the Saltire Society Poetry Book of the Year 2015. Scotland’s most prestigious annual book awards, the Saltire Literary Awards celebrate and support literary and academic excellence across six distinct categories: First Book of the Year, History Book of the Year, [...]