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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.


Everything Crash

Everything Crash

Tim Wells

A piano is thrown from the top of an East London tower block. A Goth is sick on the bus. Crises, curses and kisses punctuate this new book of poetry by Tim Wells.


Everything Crash (Special Edition)

Everything Crash (Special Edition)

Tim Wells

A piano is thrown from the top of an East London tower block. A Goth is sick on the bus. Crises, curses and kisses punctuate this new book of poetry by Tim Wells.


The Lost Art of Sinking

The Lost Art of Sinking

Naomi Booth

The Lost Art of Sinking is a dark comedy about losing yourself. Sensual, funny and exquisitely written, this bold novella introduces a fresh new literary voice in Naomi Booth.


Sunspots (hardback)

Sunspots (hardback)

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.


Forms of Protest

Forms of Protest

Hannah Silva

Forms of Protest collects together for the first time the work of Hannah Silva, a poet and playwright known for her fearless and wholly original vocal performances.


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.


Holophin

Holophin

Luke Kennard

It is 2031 and the must-have gadget is the Holophin: a tiny, dolphin-shaped microprocessor which cures your worst impulses and phobias, comforts you in your grief or boredom and makes everything look much, much prettier.


Emergency Window

Emergency Window

Ross Sutherland

Welcome to a science fiction reality of mirrors, windows and menacing simulacra – where nothing is as it seems. Surreal, funny, intelligent and experimental, Emergency Window charts a search for meaning in a disintegrating world.


Limits of Control

Limits of Control

Steve Spence

In this extraordinary sequence of prose poems, coral reefs fall from the sky, volcanoes smoulder and pirates come to power in Britain.


Steak & Stations

Steak & Stations

Michael Egan

Reports from a landscape of contrasts and contradictions: of speed and consumption, haute cuisine and isolated railway platforms; from nocturnal inner-city encounters to rural wildernesses.


Twelve Nudes

Twelve Nudes

Ross Sutherland

With trademark wit, Twelve Nudes interrogates the failures of love, exploding the dynamics of text, voice and body. In this elegant but uneasy satire, ‘to be naked is to speak without footnotes’.


Static Exile

Static Exile

George Ttoouli

Static Exile is a powerful and meditative debut collection which combines acute political observation with caustic humour.


Things To Do Before You Leave Town

Things To Do Before You Leave Town

Ross Sutherland

Mono-browed cousins, clandestine paperboys, murderous action heroes and Swiss euthanasia clinics jostle for position in Ross Sutherland’s intelligent and wildly entertaining debut collection of poetry.


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