• 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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Christine Evans
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<p><strong>Falling Back is out of stock. However, the complete poem is included in Christine Evans&rsquo; <a href="https://www.serenbooks.com/productdisplay/selected-poems-3">Selected Poems</a>.</strong></p><p>&#39;Falling Back&#39; is a single long poem by one of Wales&rsquo;...
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Pascale Petit
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<p>SHORTLISTED FOR THE T.S. ELIOT PRIZE 2014<br /><br />The Fauverie of this book is the big-cat house in the Jardin des Plantes zoo. But the word also evokes the Fauves, &lsquo;primitive&rsquo; painters who used raw colour straight from the tube. Like <a href="http://www.serenbooks.com/book/the-zoo-father/...
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Tim Liardet
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<p>The diverse themes and textures of Tim Liardet&rsquo;s second collection of poems, <em>Fellini Beach</em>, are intricately wrought and almost operatic in scope and intensity. The poems of section 1 are not casual, &#39;occasional&#39; poems, but dramas with atmospheric sets, peopled by mad, eccentric or...
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Kathryn Bevis
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<p>Kathryn Bevis&rsquo;s&nbsp;<em>Flamingo</em>&nbsp;introduces us to a troupe of wild, unique, and captivating poems. Life and our own embodiment are brought sharply into focus as we encounter a variety of subjects including work, survival, love, and mortality. Formally inventive, these hopeful and sometimes surreal...
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John Davies
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<p>Against backcloths which include Utah where he lived for a year and the Dee estuary of north Wales, his home area, Davies&rsquo; fascination with other people has sparked a diversity of forms, voices, stories. Underlying his variety, there is too an urgently sustained focus. The tension between rootedness and movement, two ways of...
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Flotsam, Frances Williams
Frances Williams
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<p><em>Flotsam</em> is Frances Williams&#39; first colllection. It is an exploration of the poet&rsquo;s world through word and visual image, illustrated by her paintings, drawings and collages. Like those paintings her poetry is vigorous, exuberant almost, yet controlled and thoughtful. Through her rich and visual...
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Fiona Sampson
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<p>Surviving a murder attempt generates the clarity, compression and pure celebratory drive of this book&rsquo;s title sequence of fourteen syllabic sonnets. These form the spinal cord of the entire collection, from which nerve endings reach out into a dizzying range of poetic matter, while retaining the book&rsquo;s essential...
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Peter Finch
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<p>In <em>Food</em> the multi-talented and endlessly inventive Peter Finch keenly observes the dark forces that afflict us and then relentlessly skewers them with a quick wit, or twists form to give alternative versions, inflicting a random beauty on the stale or predictable.</p><p>He fearlessly lampoons the cliches...
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Zoe Skoulding
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<h3><strong>Winner of&nbsp;Wales Book of the Year&nbsp;Poetry Award 2020</strong></h3><p><strong>&quot;Skoulding&rsquo;s poems span time and space, giving a depth and complexity that unnerve the senses. Her themes have a rare range, not simply providing a dark view on human greed and destruction...
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<p><strong>&lsquo;His energy, inventiveness and human sympathy make him one of the most exciting poets of his generation.&rsquo; &ndash; Merryn Williams</strong></p><p>&lsquo;<strong>An unusually lively and well written oeuvre that is worth the time of anyone interested in contemporary poetry....
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Petr Borkovec
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<p>Petr Borkovec is a young Czech poet who is making a name for himself across Europe and beyond. Already translated into several other European languages including French, German and Italian, <em>From the Interior </em>is the first generous selection of his work to appear in English.</p><p>The book draws on work from...
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Fiona Sampson
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<p>This brilliantly devised verse-novel opens with a love affair in crisis, unfolds through loss, risk and existential challenge, and ends with lovemaking in a domain at once sensual and imagined. Such radical ambiguity invites us to experience the lovers&rsquo; dilemmas as our own: is true intimacy only possible through distance? How...
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Frances Sackett
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<p>A stunning collection of poems beautifully written by a craftsman of words. These stories record the turning points in life, the moments which give understanding or point to a new way forward. Rich in detail, the stories are closely observed pieces of lives we recognise.</p>
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The Red Rubber Ball of Happiness, Frances Williams
Frances Williams
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<p>Frances Williams&rsquo; third collection of poetry features a cast of quirky characters: from lovers, friends and children to Andy Warhol, Courtney Love and Wilson &lsquo;Snowflake&rsquo; Bently, the first man to photograph a snow crystal. Her voice is oblique, tender, reflective, as adept at spinning unusual conceits as...
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Frances Williams
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<p>The poems in Wild Blue are the product of a restless and inventive intelligence. Capable of ruminating with grace and flair on such diverse personalities as Isaac Newton and Elvis Presley, Williams moves confidently between the metaphysical and the modern, combining a delight in abstract ideas with sensuous physicality. This new...
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