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Keith Chandler WINS!

I am delighted to be able to shout from all rooftops the Keith Chandler’s The Goldsmith’s Apprentice has WON the International Rubery Award for Poetry! Wonderful wonderful!! Well done Keith!!! The details/ proof is here along with a wonderful write up by the judges The book can be bought throughout the world, at all good […]

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Shortlisted! DIVERSIFLY

I am so happy to announce that DIVERSIFLY – poetry and art on Britain’s Urban Birds has been shortlisted in this year’s International Rubery Award for Poetry! Having been longlisted in the Best anthology category of the Saboteur awards earlier this year – DIVERSIFLY has poetry and art from contributors whose age ranges from aged […]

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Shortlisted! Keith Chandler

Keith Chandler’s wonderful poetry collection “The Goldsmith’s Apprentice” has been shortlisted in this year’s International Rubery Award! Along with Fair Acre Press’ DIVERSIFLY, and poetry collections by Gregory Leadbetter, Kate Innes, and S.A.Leavesley – he is one of just 5 books shortlisted for their poetry award You can read more about Keith’s book,  here The […]

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Our first CARTOON mug!!

We have a highly limited MUG we would like to bring to your attention. By the cartoonist Paul Kielty – there will only ever be 36 of these mugs in the world 🙂 You can read about it, and buy the Matt Hazard mug by clicking here You can read about and buy the Matt […]

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Alison Brackenbury Radio 4 17th June 4:30pm

I know that many of you, like me, love Alison Brackenbury’s poetry – and like me are probably on the edge of your seat awaiting Carcanet’s Selected Poems by Alison which will be coming out in 2019. Meanwhile we can all enjoy her perfectly paced radio voice and the wonderful heart and meticulous care that […]

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Join us for David Calcutt’s launch event 28th June!

“The Last of the Light is not the Last of the Light” Launch Event Thursday 28th June 19:00 at Birmingham Waterstones  – Free to attend available to buy from Fair Acre Press now, or at event for ÂŁ9.99 This is David Calcutt’s first full poetry collection! Book Launch. Waterstones, Birmingham, Thursday 28th June starts at 7pm     ​ […]

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REVIEW of Keith Chandler’s The Goldsmith’s Apprentice

“The Goldsmith’s Apprentice is a triumph; an absorbing and impactful collection of heartfelt poems which should be on the wishlists of glass-eye fitters, fishermen, politicians – and everybody in between.” Review by Victoria Pickup of “The Goldsmith’s Apprentice” by Keith Chandler on the University of Leicester’s EVERYBODY’S REVIEWING webpage – click here to read the full […]

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David Calcutt’s first poetry collection launches

The last of the light is not the last of the light by David Calcutt Published by Fair Acre Press Book Launch. Waterstones, Birmingham, Thursday 28th June​, 7pm. Hosted by Jonathan Davidson​ supported by readings from: Helen Calcutt, Roz Goddard and Nadia Kingsley ​with music from: Glen Buglass.   Free entry. Food and drink.   “The […]

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