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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 ūüôā 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 ¬£9.99 This is David Calcutt’s first full poetry collection! Book Launch. Waterstones, Birmingham, Thursday 28th June starts at 7pm¬† ¬† ¬†‚Äč […]

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REVIEW of Keith Chandler’s The Goldsmith’s Apprentice

“The Goldsmith‚Äôs 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‚Äč,¬†7pm. Hosted by Jonathan Davidson‚Äč supported by readings from: Helen Calcutt, Roz Goddard and Nadia Kingsley ‚Äčwith music from: Glen Buglass.   Free entry. Food and drink.   “The […]

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Deborah Alma launches poetry collection. May 29th

I haven’t published Deborah Alma (aka the emergency poet)’s first collection of poetry… Nine Arches Press has that lucky honour. But I know that many of you have already enjoyed her Emma Press pamphlet True Tales from the Countryside. She is a good friend and we just worked together on the #MeToo poetry anthology… so […]

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Keith Chandler book LAUNCHES!!!!

I am so proud to be able to say that April 28th is publication date of Keith Chandler’s long awaited new collection HOORAY!!!! ENDORSEMENTS: ‚Äú…Now humorous, now powerful, crammed with good ideas and great endings, these are accessible poems which are deeply engaged with both the ephemera and the big issues of ordinary lives… To […]

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