• Robert Seatter takes us on a personal and poetic trail of Sir John Soane’s Museum, capturing the tragic story of the man who created it and the eclectic collection he gathered within its walls. Pre-order now

    “The poems move lightly, not just from room to room, but between the chambers of the heart... to doors that might let in the rivers of the world.” – Imtiaz Dharker

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  • Our climate is on the brink of catastrophic change. By inviting us to fine-tune our senses and listen to the world around us, landmark anthology 100 Poems to Save the Earth, edited by Zoë Brigley and Kristian Evans, is a call to action to fight the threat facing the only planet we have. Available now

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  • Benjamin Zephaniah’s Desert Island Poems
  • Two poets confident in their own traditions meet in the hinterland between translation and collaboration - Cyril Jones from the disciplines of Welsh cynghanedd, Philip Gross from the restless variety of English verse. Their poems meet in this beautifully illustrated volume with letterpress designs by Valerie Coffin Price. Pre-order now

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  • Published simultaneously, you can buy both of Christopher Meredith's​ new books together for just £15.00 in our two book deal. Lively and thought-provoking, Christopher Meredith’s poetry collection Still uses traditional and innovative forms to artfully assay the many meanings of the word. Meanwhile, in his tragicomic short novel Please, language geek Vernon struggles to write the story of his strange marriage. Buy now

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Clueless Dog, Rhian Edwards
Rhian Edwards
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<p><strong>Winner of Wales Book of the Year 2013,<br />Winner of the Roland Mathias Prize for Poetry 2013<br />Winner of Wales Book of the Year People&#39;s Choice 2013<br />Shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection 2012.</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><em>...
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Duncan Bush
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<p>One of the most significant voices of his generation from Wales, a new book by Duncan Bush is an eagerly awaited event. <em>The Flying Trapeze</em>, his sixth poetry collection and the first to appear after his notable &lsquo;Midway&rsquo;, is characteristically unsentimental, tough-minded, and fiercely lyrical. Many...
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Tokens for the Foundlings
Tony Curtis
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<p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/apr/30/poem-week-corams-cloth-tony-... Rumens&#39;s poem of the week &#39;Coram&#39;s Cloth&#39; by Tony Curtis (Guardian online 30th April 2012) </strong></a></p><p><em>&quot;...a delightful, moving...
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Regeneration, Merion Jordan
Meirion Jordan
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<p>&quot;It&#39;s an invigorating and captivating approach. I couldn&#39;t put it down&quot; <strong><em>&ndash; Poetry Review</em></strong><br /><br />&quot;...Jordan is a masterful and sensitive poet whose poems are rent with staggering insight, depth, rhythm and subtlety... As a...
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little armoured
Rebecca Perry
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<p><strong>Poetry Book Society Pamphlet Choice </strong></p> <p><em>&quot;Remarkable.&quot;</em> <strong>- Poetry Wales</strong></p> <p>In 2011, Poetry Wales magazine awarded the <em>Poetry Wales</em> Purple Moose Poetry Prize for the third time. The judges, Zoe...
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Cusp
Graham Mort
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<h2><br />&nbsp;</h2><p><em>Graham Mort specialises in revealing all that is &ldquo;underfoot and unsaid&rdquo; (&ldquo;Dowser&rdquo;) in Cusp (Seren, &pound;8.99). It is a far-ranging collection &ndash; mentally and physically. &ldquo;Electricity&rdquo; is an epic hymn to the life-...
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The Salt Harvest, Eoghan Walls
Eoghan Walls
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<p><strong>&lsquo;What separates <em>The Salt Harvest</em> from many first collections is a&nbsp;willingness to look for the poetic in pretty much anything, an almost&nbsp;aureate diction, and a darkly exuberant style&rsquo; &ndash; The Guardian</strong></p><p><strong>&lsquo;...
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Judy Brown
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<p><span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 0);"><strong>SHORTLISTED FOR THE FORWARD PRIZE (BEST FIRST COLLECTION) 201</strong></span><span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 0);"><strong>1</strong></span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 0);"><strong...
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Writing King Kong, Robert Seatter
Robert Seatter
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The Ivy Hides the Fig-Ripe Duchess, Ellie Evans
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<p><em>The Ivy Hides the Fig-ripe Duchess</em> is an exhilarating first collection of poems from Ellie Evans. Using a surrealist palette of imagery and a tightly focused idiom, the author takes us on strange journeys:to the post-apocalyptic world of the title poem, or into a skewed 18th century Venice in &lsquo;The Zograscope...
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The Captain's Tower
Phil Bowen
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<p><strong>Foreword by Ronnie Wood</strong></p><p>Bob Dylan turned 75 on May 24 2016. <em>The Captain&rsquo;s Tower</em> is a birthday present anthology of poems concerned with Dylan&rsquo;s life, his work, and his cultural impact. One of the most distinguished lyricists of the post-war period,...
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Sound Archive
Nerys Williams
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<p><strong>SHORTLISTED FOR THE FORWARD PRIZE (BEST FIRST COLLECTION) 2011</strong></p><p><strong>SHORTLISTED FOR THE MICHAEL MURPHY PRIZE 2011</strong></p><p><strong>WINNER OF THE DLR STRONG AWARD (IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SHINE) AT POETRY NOW / MOUNTAINS TO SEA</strong></p><p...
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Graham Clifford
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<p>The winner of the Poetry Wales Purple Moose Prize for 2010 is <em>Welcome Back to the Country</em> by Graham Clifford.</p> <p>Judges <a href="http://www.serenbooks.com/author/zo%C3%AB-skoulding">Zo&euml; Skoulding</a> and <a href="http://www.serenbooks.com/author/patrick-mcguinness...
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Mike Jenkins, Moor Music
Mike Jenkins
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<h2>&nbsp;</h2><p><br />In this innovative new book of poetry Mike Jenkins continues his life-long obsession with the history and fate of Wales, embodied, in this instance by both the glories of the landscape and the depredations suffered by the old industrial valleys in their years of decline. In contrast, his career...
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Paul Henry
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<p><em>&quot;The new, previously unpublished poems...represent the best work of a lyric poet who deserves a wider readership.&quot;</em>&nbsp;&ndash;<strong>&nbsp;TLS</strong></p><p><em>&quot;This is a beautiful, moving book concerned with a preservation and celebration of the...
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Understudies, Anne Marie Fyfe
Anne-Marie Fyfe
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<p>Anne-Marie Fyfe - as is apparent in her <em>Understudies: New and Selected Poems</em> - is a subtle and engaging poet. She has developed much like a painter, spare themes moving towards a deeper complexity. Her earlier work includes quite a few domestic interiors; rooms recalled from an Irish childhood and stories told by...
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You, John Haynes
John Haynes
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<p><span><strong>SHORTLISTED FOR THE T.S ELIOT PRIZE 2010</strong></span></p><p>Read an interview with John Haynes on the Cyprus Well website <a href="http://www.cypruswell.com/interview.php">www.cypruswell.com</a></p><p><e... is the new book-length long poem by Costa-...
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De Chiricos Threads, Carol Rumens
Carol Rumens
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<h2>&nbsp;</h2><p><br /><em>De Chirico&rsquo;s Threads</em>, the new collection of poems from Carol Rumens features an unusual centre-piece, a verse-play, fizzing with ideas and surrealist imagery, based on the&nbsp; life and work of the Italian painter Georges De Chirico, as well as forty pages of...
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writing the picture, hurn, fuller
David Hurn
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<p><em>Writing the Picture</em> is a rare collaboration between a leading photographer and an eminent poet. Even more rare, it is a collaboration in which the poet responds to images, rather than a photographer or artists &lsquo;illustrating&rsquo; a poem. The book evolved from a previous assignment for <em>The...
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What the Water Gave Me, Pascale Petit
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<p><strong>SHORTLISTED FOR THE T.S ELIOT PRIZE 2010 </strong></p><p><strong>SHORTLISTED FOR WALES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2011</strong></p><p>&quot;Pascale&#39;s poems are as fresh as paint, and make you look all over again at Frida and her brilliant and tragic life.&quot; Jackie Kay, The...
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dannie abse: a sourcebook
Cary Archard
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<p>Dannie Abse, whose career as a poet spans sixty years, has made a huge contribution to the literature and literary life of Wales and to writing in English. This Sourcebook is an essential companion to the poetry, prose, drama and critical writings of a major poet. Cary Archard has edited and written about Abse&rsquo;s work for over...
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Inroads, Carolyn Jess-Cooke
Carolyn Jess-Cooke
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<p>This debut collection from Seren, <em>Inroads</em>, showcases a startling new talent. Carolyn Jess-Cooke has a sophisticated poetic intelligence as well as a great sense of fun. The opening piece, &lsquo;Accent&rsquo; where &lsquo;stowaway inflections and locally-produced slang/have passports of their own&rsquo...
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inroads, carolyn jess-cooke
Carolyn Jess-Cooke
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<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 128);"><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><strong>Shortlisted for the London Festival Fringe Prize for the Best First Collection of Poetry 2010.</strong></span></span></p><p>This debut collection from Seren,<em> Inroads...
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A Dissident Voice, mike jenkins
Mike Jenkins
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<p>In his fourth collection of poems Mike Jenkins addresses issues of the greatest concern to us in the nineties. His subjects include South Africa, Chile, the Falklands War, Northern Ireland, economic dereliction, the environment and sexual oppression. The &rsquo;dissident voice&rsquo; of the title belongs to anti-nuclear campaigner...
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