We Are Small Press Of The Year 2019 Regional Finalists! The British Book Awards (or Nibbies) have drawn attention to our unique line in publishing, making us one nine shortlisted Presses in London! @CassavaRepublic, @DauntBooksPub, @HenninghamPress, @JacarandaBooks, @lantanapub, @SaqiBooks, @TheSchoolOfLife, @TinyOwl_Books and @CanburyPress The Awards say: We received a huge number of fantastic entries this year
With Dedalus still circumnavigating the literary world on the Republic of Consciousness longlist, we launch Chris McCabe’s second novel, Mud! Mud is a re-imagining of Orpheus and Eurydice set beneath Hampstead Heath, tracing Borak and Karissa’s subterranean quest to split up. Mud is fucked up. It’s unlike anything else. It’s amazing. – Sam Jordison, Galley
Resident photographer of the London literary scene, Harpreet Kalsi, captured our Dedalus launch party wonderfully. You can see more of his photography at ?thatthingyoupluck.com Dedalus available for pre-order in our shop here.
We are honoured and excited to be bringing you what can only be described as a hotly anticipated novel : Dedalus, by Chris McCabe. The debut novel of a respected and much-loved poet; a sequel to the lodestar of Modernist writing; causing a stir among Joyceans and universities before it was even signed. The firstfruits of this
We are delighted to announce we will be exhibiting at FREE VERSE, London’s pre-eminent Poetry Book Fair. If you are a poetry reader you will probably already have this event in your diary, but we would urge anyone at all interested in Independent Publishing and Literature to come. It brings together some of the most vibrant
I Five metres from a slipper bath filled with ice and cocktails, discussing Modernist Art with Paul Mason, Jenny Broom, Aysulu and Anna (from British Council Russia) we found we had experienced the same epiphany as Paul at the Tretyakov Gallery that day. We had been confronted by an alternative narrative of the origins of
We are honoured to be included in this wonderful visual poetry anthology from Hayward Publishing (Hayward Gallery) alongside the likes of Vito Acconci, Christian Bok, Fiona Banner, Peter Finch, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Cerith Wyn Evans… and I note several very smart people we can also call our friends: The New Concrete Visual Poetry Since 2000
Letters Home The First World War Poetry Kit Henningham Family Press and The Saison Poetry Library 14pp, ISBN: 9780956316615 The exhibition of An Unknown Soldier at the Royal Festival Hall that ran from November to January has now come down, but it will have a legacy in the Poetry Library for a few years yet.
The Times Literary Supplement, ‘the leading international forum for literary culture’, has published a celebratory review of ‘An Unknown Soldier’. You can read the review here: Against Unremembering In the review David Collard puts our poem into context, saying: Henningham’s mordant wit and avant-garde flair is part of another poetic tradition stretching back to Wyndham
I gave a short talk in the Southbank Centre on Remembrance Sunday. Sir Andrew Motion began the day with a reading of Wilfred Owen’s Dulce Et Decorum Est, and the centrepiece was a performance of Britten’s War Requiem, chiefly featuring players representative of the age for military service. There’s a link at the end for