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Six Bad Poets - Christopher Reid

It follows the exploits of a group of hapless bards, more intimately connected than they themselves can possibly know, in their attempts to navigate the hazards of London literary society. Reid's colourful cast includes an ageing ex-offender, a lechero

Little Armoured - Rebecca Perry

In 2011, Poetry Wales magazine awarded the Poetry Wales Purple Moose Poetry Prize for the third time. The judges, Zoe Skoulding and John Barnie, made their selection of the best short collection of poems, submitted anonymously, with the winner receiving G

For the Greek Spring - Kelvin Corcoran

For the Greek Spring is a selection of Kelvin Corcoran's poetry about Greece, combining new work with poems from his previous collections. The poet's sustained engagement with Greece is evident at every turn. Corcoran's project is a re-imagining and rethi

River Inside the River: Poems - Gregory Orr

From the acclaimed American poet whose work the San Francisco Review called "mystical, carnal, reflective, wry" come three gorgeous poetic sequences. In the first, "Eden and After," Gregory Orr retells the story of Adam and Eve. The second sequence, "The

Stanza Stones - Simon Armitage, Pip Hall, Tom Lonsdale

The newly drawn Stanza Stones Trail runs through forty-seven miles of the Pennine region, some of the most strikingly varied landscape in the world. The terrain bears the deep scars of industrial exploitation, as well as those less obvious: the signs left

Sleeping Keys - Jean Sprackland

Looks back at endings and beginnings: the end of a life, or of a marriage; old homes lived in and left, and new homes discovered. This book explores how the experience of change is painful, disorientating, even catastrophic, but also profoundly necessary

Instant-flex 718 - Heather Phillipson

Issuing from the body-mind's grisly interwedge, Heather Phillipson's poems are a protest against well-stitched seams, an off-loading of intellectual baggage, a shout from the deep-ish channels of fear. Phillipson's much anticipated debut collection, In

Selected Poems - Robert Graves

A new and essential selection from the range and bulk of Robert Graves's poetry, edited by Ulster poet Michael Longley. This edition will restore Graves to view as a major twentieth century poet, and demonstrate his manifold achievement as war poet, as lo

Parallax - Sinead Morrissey

Capturing David Niven on a magical marble escalator to heaven in 1946, recording L.S. Lowry's studio after his death, and peering into the illicit worlds of the Victorian Mutoscope, these poems document what is caught, and what is lost, when houses and ci