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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


The Lost Poets of the Magnificent Seven (Map)

The Lost Poets of the Magnificent Seven (Map)

Chris McCabe & Frances Ives

An illustrated map of London's lost poets


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.


Cain

Cain

Luke Kennard

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


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.


The Story of No

The Story of No

Emma Hammond

In The Story of No Emma Hammond delivers an experimental lyric that is wild, weird and full of the errata of modern life.


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.


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.


Speak to Strangers

Speak to Strangers

Gemma Seltzer

London is a city full of millions of strangers and Gemma Seltzer wants to meet them all. Speak to Strangers is a brilliant, funny and uplifting sequence of one hundred hundred-word stories.


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’.


Bonjour Tetris

Bonjour Tetris

Simon Barraclough

From retro computer games and Hollywood blockbusters to the West Indian cricketer Brian Lara - no field of contemporary culture is safe from Simon Barraclough's sophisticated and inclusive vision.


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.


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.


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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