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A Kist of Thistles
Monday, 15 June 2020 09:35

A Kist of Thistles

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A Kist of Thistles: An anthology of radical poetry from contemporary Scotland, edited by Jim Aitken, with images by Fiona Stewart. 196 pps. ISBN: 978-1-912710-32-4 A Kist of Thistles is a new anthology of radical Scottish poetry. It is edited and introduced by Jim Aitken, an Edinburgh-based writer and lecturer,…
Almarks
Thursday, 30 April 2020 10:17

Almarks

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Almarks: an Anthology of Radical Poetry from Shetland edited by Jim Mainland and Mark Ryan Smith, with images by Michael Peterson ISBN: 978-1-912710-20-1 What is radical poetry? And can it change anything? The poems in ‘Almarks’ are radical in different ways. Some are explicitly political in content, while others are…
Onward / Ymlaen!
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Tuesday, 11 February 2020 16:42

Onward / Ymlaen!

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Onward / Ymlaen! An anthology of radical poetry from contemporary Wales 170 pps., edited by Mike Jenkins, with a Foreword from Mark Serwotka, General Secretary of PCS, and with images by Gustavius Payne ISBN: 978-1-912710-16-4 This new and unique anthology has poetry in both Welsh and English by around 70…
Witches, Warriors, Workers
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Witches, Warriors, Workers

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Witches, Warriors, Workers: An anthology of contemporary working women’s poetry, 192pps., £9 plus £3 p. and p. ISBN: 978-1-912710-19-5 This new anthology focuses on themes which reflect the texture and preoccupations of working women in contemporary Britain. There are 65 contributors of all ages, working across a variety of poetic…
The Folded Lie
Thursday, 31 October 2019 08:58

The Folded Lie

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£7 plus £3 p.and p. ISBN: 978-1-912710-24-9 In September 1939, W. H. Auden wrote these words: All I have is a voiceTo undo the folded lie 80 years later, another politically conscious and technically skilful poet rises to the challenge of ‘unfolding the lie’, as Christopher Norris’s eloquent and combative…
Release a Rage of Red
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 11:11

Release a Rage of Red

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£5 plus £3.00 p. and p. ISBN: 978-1-912710-21-8 Release a Rage of Red is a selection of entries to the Bread & Roses Poetry Award 2019, sponsored by Unite. Every year it becomes more of a challenge to judge these poems. This year, there was a large number of beautifully…
Raptures and Captures
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 10:22

Raptures and Captures

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£7 plus £3.00 p. and p. ISBN: 978-1-912710-18-8 Raptures and Captures follows on from Muses and Bruises and Ruses and Fuses, both published by Culture Matters. It is inspired by liberation theology and a fascination with the continuing relevance of the lives of the saints to a radical, liberating politics.…
Robots Have No Bones
Monday, 05 August 2019 11:33

Robots Have No Bones

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£10 (plus £1.50 p. and p.) ISBN: 978-1-912710-14-0 Robots Have No Bones is Fred Voss’s follow-up collection to The Earth and the Stars in the Palm of Your Hand, also published by Culture Matters. Robots in the workplace – computerized metalworking machinery – mean a loss of the tactile impact…
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