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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


Cenotaph South: Mapping the Lost Poets of Nunhead Cemetery

Cenotaph South: Mapping the Lost Poets of Nunhead Cemetery

Chris McCabe

Step through the iron gates of one of London's most spectacular Victorian cemeteries on the hunt for the lost poets of Nunhead.


Spacecraft

Spacecraft

John McCullough

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


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.


Futures: Poetry of the Greek Crisis

Futures: Poetry of the Greek Crisis

Theodoros Chiotis (editor)

Futures features some of the most daring new voices in Greek poetry, together with international poets with Greek connections.


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.


Speculatrix

Speculatrix

Chris McCabe

In his most daring collection to date, Chris McCabe delves into the shadowy recesses of London history, bringing forth unsettling anachronisms and revealing the city as a perilous place to exist.


Digital Monsoon

Digital Monsoon

Siddhartha Bose

Digital Monsoon celebrates the dynamism of the urban edgeland in an updated Jazz Age poetic.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Shad Thames, Broken Wharf

Shad Thames, Broken Wharf

Chris McCabe

Shad Thames, Broken Wharf is a play of voices that spans centuries of changes across the Docklands, allowing past ghosts to be heard above the white noise of the polemical present.


Static Exile

Static Exile

George Ttoouli

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


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.


City State: New London Poetry

City State: New London Poetry

Tom Chivers (editor)

City State showcases a new generation of London writers, a confident, entertaining and truly diverse snapshot of the best new poetry from the capital.


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