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The Toll

The Toll

Luke Wright

Travel the unfashionable A-roads and commuter lines of England — ‘where industry meets marsh’ — with poet Luke Wright. Discover a country riven by inequality and corruption but sustained by a surreal, gallows humour.


Cain

Cain

Luke Kennard

New paperback edition of the award-winning new collection by Next Generation Poet Luke Kennard


Cain

Cain

Luke Kennard

Tricksy, acerbic and laugh-out-loud funny, Cain is the dazzling new collection from Next Generation Poet Luke Kennard.


Sunspots (paperback)

Sunspots (paperback)

Simon Barraclough

Simon Barraclough (Poet in Residence at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory) is your guide to the Sun in this ambitious and energetic new collection of poems, fusing science and literature, and channelling Shakespeare, Byron, Nabakov and more.


What I Learned from Johnny Bevan

What I Learned from Johnny Bevan

Luke Wright

A politically charged modern epic by celebrated poet Luke Wright. Winner of a Fringe First Award.


What I Learned from Johnny Bevan (Special edition hardback)

What I Learned from Johnny Bevan (Special edition hardback)

Luke Wright

A politically charged modern epic by celebrated poet Luke Wright. Winner of a Fringe First Award.


Human Form

Human Form

Oliver Dixon

Human Form is as much a reflection on an interior world on the cusp of change. This book is a search for form, of modes of utterance, combining elegantly crafted lyrics with dense blocks of prose poetry and fractured texts.


Mondeo Man

Mondeo Man

Luke Wright

Explosive political satire and acerbic wit leap from stage to page in the hotly anticipated debut collection from Luke Wright.


The Bells of Hope

The Bells of Hope

Roddy Lumsden

A series of 51 poems, all of them in a short form developed by the author, in which metaphor and truth swirl in one short and three long lines.


Adventures in Form

Adventures in Form

Tom Chivers (editor)

Welcome to a strange new world in which a poem can be written using only one vowel, processed through computer code, collaged from film trailers, compiled from Facebook status updates, hidden inside a Sudoku puzzle, and even painted on sheep to demonstrate Quantum Theory. Discover a multitude of new and unusual poetic forms – from tweet to time-splice, and from skinny villanelle to breakbeat sonnet – in this inspiring and inventive anthology.


Hyakuretsu Kyaku

Hyakuretsu Kyaku

Ross Sutherland

The mercurial Ross Sutherland's new sonnet sequence Hyakuretsu Kyaku playfully recasts the characters from cult video game Street Fighter 2 as "twelve heroes that span the breadth of the human condition."


Weather A System

Weather A System

James Wilkes

Bodypopping Belgians and bicycle couriers populate a world of public fountains and archaeological debris in this original and eclectic collection by James Wilkes.


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