“Road Trip” – 40% Off in our Summer Sale

It’s the last of our two-month-long series of special offers, and there’s just time for one final blow out on the road with some of the Penned in the Margins boys. Put your affairs in order, pack light, embrace the dark and stick the key in the ignition. We’ve guides to growing, living and thriving [...]



“Trip down memory lane”: 40% Off in our Summer Sale

If it’s a spot of reminiscing you enjoy in your down-time, this set of books is exactly the one for you. Stories of comings and goings in Denmark, of half-remembered lives in Lancashire and of poets beyond the grave in South London, these will be some new favourite literary places you’ll want to visit again [...]



Call for actors (CLOSED)

Richmix theatre

Due to overwhelming interest, this call for actors is now CLOSED. We are on the lookout for actors to work with us on a scratch performance this Autumn. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the early development of an innovative new work. Dagestan is an thrilling play by poet and martial artist [...]



Theatre, inspiration and Scotland: Ryan Van Winkle interview (Part the Second)

As Ryan Van Winkle embarks on a reading at the Edinburgh International Book Festival and a tour of Australia this August, we chat performance, inspirations and Scotland with the author of The Good Dark. Catch Ryan reading with Jonathan Edwards in Edinburgh on 21 August   The Good Dark collects together poems that were originally performed [...]



Rising star Honor Gavin makes book prize shortlist with ‘the Great Birmingham Novel’

A debut novel set across three generations of a Birmingham family has fought off competition from literary heavyweights Hilary Mantel and Martin Amis to appear on the shortlist for the Gordon Burn Prize 2015. Dubbed ‘the Great Birmingham Novel’ by Gary Perry of Foyle’s, Midland tells the story of three young women across different generations [...]