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At Hajj

At Hajj

Amaan Hyder

At Hajj is a book of yearning and of pulling away, of things handed down and newly made.


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.


Trammel

Trammel

Charlotte Newman

Urbane yet uncompromising, Trammel is the powerful debut collection from a voice that demands to be heard.


Sunshine

Sunshine

Melissa Lee-Houghton

Sunshine is the new collection from Next Generation Poet Melissa Lee-Houghton. A writer of startling confession, her poems inhabit the lonely hotel rooms, psych wards and deserted lanes of austerity Britain.


Spacecraft

Spacecraft

John McCullough

Margins, edges and coastlines abound in John McCullough’s tender, humorous explorations of contemporary life and love.


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.


Astéronymes

Astéronymes

Claire Trévien

Formally inventive and intricately composed, Astéronymes is a book of redactions - and an elegy for places and people that have been ruined by time, erosion or neglect.


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.


The Good Dark

The Good Dark

Ryan Van Winkle

In his atmospheric second collection, Ryan Van Winkle charts what is found when love is lost. A lyric voice that is both familiar and strangely different leads us through the shifting forests of memory and towards a grim acknowledgement of the need to get up, to be careful, to move.


Beautiful Girls

Beautiful Girls

Melissa Lee-Houghton

"In this hypnotic and arresting collection Melissa Lee-Houghton holds a mirror to our mouths and teaches us how to breathe so that hurts like hell." - Abegail Morley


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.


Soil

Soil

Tim Cresswell

Soil is a striking debut by geographer and poet Tim Cresswell – rich, multi-layered, full of organic life and the compacted detritus of the city.


The Shipwrecked House

The Shipwrecked House

Claire Trévien

Anchors, shipwrecks, whales and islands abound in this first collection by young Anglo-Breton poet Claire Trévien.


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.


Count from Zero to One Hundred

Count from Zero to One Hundred

Alan Cunningham

Set across Berlin, London, Budapest and Dublin, Alan Cunningham's debut novella is a moving and contemporary meditation on the limits and vulnerability of the body.


NOT AN ESSAY

NOT AN ESSAY

Heather Phillipson

Cavalier, acerbic, droll and disconsolate, this experimental text by poet and artist Heather Phillipson is a self-incrimination, the noise of the intellect giving its mechanics away.


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.


A Body Made of You

A Body Made of You

Melissa Lee-Houghton

Charged with sexuality and an uncomfortable sense of the strange, A Body Made of You introduces a powerful new voice in poetry.


Love / All That / & OK

Love / All That / & OK

Emily Critchley

Love / All That /& OK, an anti-confessional by experimental British poet Emily Critchley, brings together a diverse range of work previously published in chapbooks since 2004


Kalagora

Kalagora

Siddhartha Bose

In this dazzling debut collection by Indian-born poet Siddhartha Bose, the cities of Kolkata, Mumbai, New York and London are transformed into sites of fractured vision.


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’.


Napoleon’s Travelling Bookshelf

Napoleon’s Travelling Bookshelf

Sarah Hesketh

Erudite, humourous and stylishly, Hesketh's debut invokes a world of frozen lakes and people who have stayed too long.


Metrophobia

Metrophobia

Stephanie Leal

From urban sketches of London and warped love poems to a paean to the Boston Tea Party and a letter to an American in Afghanistan, Metrophobia establishes a poetry that is inventive, quirky and packed with humour.


Charismatic Megafauna

Charismatic Megafauna

Tamsin Kendrick

The sacred, the profane and the prophetic come together in this stylish debut collection of poetry by Tamsin Kendrick.


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