• Sammy Weaver wins Mslexia Poetry Pamphlet Prize
  • Renowned poet Hilary Llewellyn-Williams returns to poetry with The Little Hours: New and Selected Poetry. Bringing together acclaimed work from her earliest collections such as The Tree Calendar, and brand new poems, this volume shows the breadth and talent of a writer whose eye for vivid imagery and startling detail has always astounded readers. Available now.

     

    Astounding new poetry by Hilary Llewelyn-Williams
  • Peter Finch’s remarkable career spans over fifty years. He has been taking poetry to places it didn’t know it wanted to go from the beginning; blending the avant-garde, concrete, visual, sound, performance and more conventional forms to create something unique. His two-volume Collected Poems cement his reputation as one of Britain’s leading poets. Buy as a set for £30.00. Available now.

    Peter Finch – 50 years at the cutting edge
  • Sanctuary is  – urgent.  The pandemic has made people crave it; political crises are denying it to millions; the earth is no longer our haven. Even our minds & bodies are not refuges we can rely on.  Angela Graham & five other poets from Wales & Northern Ireland explore Sanctuary from the inside, asking how we can save the earth, ourselves and others? Available now.

    Sanctuary: There Must Be Somewhere
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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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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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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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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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treekeepers tale, pascale petit
Pascale Petit
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<p>Well known for the fierce confessional imagery of her first three books, <em>The Treekeeper&#39;s Tale </em>points towards another facet of the poet&#39;s gift, an intense feeling for the natural world, allied with a personal response to historical incidents and to other lands. The title section of this four-part...
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the huntress, pascale petit
Pascale Petit
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<p>Shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize.</p><p>An outstanding volume from Pascale Petit, follow-up to the best-selling <em>The Zoo Father</em>.</p><p>Pascale Petit&rsquo;s last collection, <em>The Zoo Father</em>, was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot and Forward Prizes, and was a Poetry Book...
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Pascale Petit
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<p><br /><br /><br />Shortlisted for the 2001 T.S. Eliot Prize, this unique collection centres on a daughter&rsquo;s fraught relationship with her dying father, a man whose legacy to her was violence and abandonment.</p><p>Rich in the imagery of the Amazonian jungle (fire ants, shaman masks, hummingbirds,...
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clwyd anthology,Dewi Roberts
Dewi Roberts
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<p>From the Airbus at Broughton to the castle at Rhuddlan; from the resorts of the coast to the International Eisteddfod at Llangollen; from the farms of the Vales to the mountains of Hiraethog; from the English of Wrexham to the Welsh of Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, the county of Clwyd - the soon to disappear Clwyd - encompasses hugely...
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Gwyn Parry
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<p>A retrospective through poems and photographs of the town of Mynydd Parys, near Amlwch on Anglesey, formerly one of the largest copper mines in the world.</p>
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Cross-Talk, Siobhan Campbell
Siobhan Campbell
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<p>Acerbic, cool, controlled, Siobhán Campbell gives us poetry with attitude. Many of the stories here start in Ireland and although the cadences are sweetly lyrical, the narratives are otherwise. Politics here is intrinsic to the tales of the sly, the warped, the landlady &ldquo;Mean as Ireland in the 50&rsquo;s&rdquo;. Nature...
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Precious Asses, James Methven
James Methven
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<p>James Methven&#39;s brilliant twenty-first century variations on Catullus won the inaugural <i>Poetry Wales</i> Purple Moose Poetry Prize in 2009. &#39;After&#39; Catullus they may be, but there is nothing passive in these concentrated, ingenious and ferociously funny versions. Marked by variegated obscenity and...
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