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#MeToo in The Bookseller magazine

Home  News  #MeToo poetry anthology set for Women’s Day release #MeToo poetry anthology set for Women’s Day release Published February 7, 2018 by Natasha Onwuemezi Indie publisher Fairacre Press is to publish a new collection of poems born out of the “collective rage” of the #MeToo campaign. The anthology, which will be introduced by Labour MP Jess Phillips, […]

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I once knew a poem who wore a hat: News

This article was recently in the Bromsgrove Advertiser     You will be able to see both Emma Purshouse and Catherine Pascall Moore at Waterstones Birmingham 2 to 3pm, Saturday 24th September. I’ll be there too – with the Rubery Award for Poetry – both to present to Emma and Cath – and to get […]

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Rubery Award – the proof!

Here is the beautiful award that Emma Purshouse and Catherine Pascall Moore have won for their magnificent children’s poetry book: I once knew a poem who wore a hat is packed with begging-to-be-read-out-loud poems and joyful pictures. A.F.Harrold says of it: Emma’s poems are full of life and laughs, bubbling with music and wisdom and […]

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“Read this novel to understand why Stoke had largest Brexit vote”

Sitting Ducks by Lisa Blower has received another great review. From Richard Lakin – who, it says, lives in Staffordshire, England. For STRUCTO MAGAZINE: “Lisa Blower isn’t alone in using literature to explore post-industrial Britain, but where others may struggle for authenticity, her first novel convincingly captures the world of zero-hours contracts and profiteering landlords. Stoke-on-Trent […]

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Five Star Review for Wilderland

Amateur Photographer is the world’s oldest consumer weekly photographic magazine, first published in October 1884. They have given WILDERLAND : wildlife and wonder from the Shropshire Borders a five star review. This is what they say: THERE has been a boom in photographers and writers taking flight from urban life to reconnect with Britain’s natural […]

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West Midlands Children’s Poetry book beats adult books to scoop Poetry Category of Rubery Book Awards 2016

Press Release 8 July 2016 – from Fair Acre Press. For further information contact Nadia at fairacrepress@gmail.com I once Knew a Poem Who Wore a Hat –  Poetry by Wolverhampton’s Emma Purshouse –  Pictures by Solihull’s Catherine Pascall Moore –  Published by Oswestry -based Fair Acre Press, and edited by the Shropshire Press’ Nadia Kingsley […]

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Winner of Poetry Category, Rubery Book Awards 2016

Well – this news was completely unexpected! And absolutely wonderful: Emma Purshouse and Catherine Pascall Moore’s children’s poetry book: I Once Knew a Poem Who Wore a Hat is the the POETRY CATEGORY WINNER in the Rubery Book Awards 2016!! For more details go here This is what the judges said about the book: Lots of […]

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Lisa Blower at Latitude Festival

If you are going to Latitude Festival this year you will have the chance to see Lisa Blower reading from her debut novel Sitting Ducks (here is its back cover) If not – go here for more about the book, and the excellent reviews the book is already attracting. As Fair Acre Press’ first novel […]

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Proud to be their Patron

I have just finished setting up a Standing Order… I am proud that Fair Acre Press has become Patron to Stratford Literary Festival. Annie Ashworth, their festival director recently emailed Fair Acre Press – wondering if we would be willing to write a line or two to support their most recent funding proposal. When I read of all […]

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