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last poems? brendan cleary
now available last poems? the memorable new pamphlet from Brendan Cleary & you can hear Brendan reading the whole sequence on his poets page.
Deconstructions the conclusion of Joshua Calladine-Jones Constructions sequence will be published in March .
Later in ’24 we will publish A Love Supreme – collected & unpublished Jazz poems of the late Jazzman John Clarke followed in the autumn by the debut full collection from Mark Wynne, as yet untitled…
If you want more advance info. please get in touch by email.
2023 saw us re-issue Mark Wynne’s Frank & Stella, revised and expanded with three new poems and a stunning new cover with an image by Frank Auerbach – Self Portrait IX. We also sent to print Brendan Cleary’s elegaic sequence last poems?
In 2022 we published Joe Duggan’s new collection Rescue Contraptions and the debut pamphlet Perfect Timing from Christopher Horton. & just published – the second pamphlets from Joshua Calladine-Jones – Reconstructions and Mark Wynne – Point Bolivar Light.
In 2021 we published sonya smith – every robin i never quite saw a captivating first collection, Caleb Parkin’s Wasted Rainbow a sparkling debut pamphlet, Sarah Shapiro’s Being Called Normal a uniquely crafted pamphlet, Constructions [Konstrukce] – Joshua Calladine-Jones an experimental, sometimes surreal pamphlet in three distinct poetic movements
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Brendan Cleary is back with his most elegaic sequence of poems – now available to order. Helen Mort has said last poems? is a perfectly distilled collection. Matthew Caley enthuses that This is Cleary at his beautiful, deceptive best.
our sell-out reading at The Pipeline in February ’23 – standing room only for a fun night of poetry…
(with thanks to Pighog for all their support)
Poetry by Candlelight – a perfect setting in Waterstones Canterbury on Wednesday 2nd March where Christopher Horton & Sonya Smith read to an attentive audience. Thanks to the enigmatic Martin Latham.
Joshua Calladine-Jones read his poetry at Sala Terrena on 25 February. He read from his brilliant pamphlet Constructions and also from the forthcoming sequel Reconstructions. He was joined at the reading by Vojtěch Pokorný, Petr Váchal and Barbora Voříšková. (photo Veronica Švecová)