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PERSIANS by KAITE O’REILLY – Winner of Ted Hughes Award for new works in poetry – now in print!

Fair Acre Press is thrilled to announce the publication of KAITE O’REILLY’s award-winning version of Aeschylus’ Persians. Persians is the only surviving Ancient Greek play that is based on history rather than myth: “In her version of Europe’s oldest dramatic poem, a requiem to a nation’s dead in a reckless, fruitless war, Kaite O’Reilly chooses […]

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World’s First Poetry Pharmacy

The Emergency Poet Deborah Alma and TS Eliot shortlisted James Sheard need your help to create the World’s first Poetry Pharmacy in Shropshire Click on this link to find out more about it and see if you would like to support them. I have. Deb is a wonderful human being, brilliant poet and a visionary. […]

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Tom Wentworth play in PRINT!

Fair Acre Press is so proud to be publishing Tom Wentworth’s play WINDY OLD FOSSILS. Its publication date is not till July 29 2019 – but you can read more about it, and buy an advance copy here and NOW! Tom will be a panel guest at the National Writers’ Conference Birmingham on 22nd June […]

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Review of Kaite O’Reilly’s Persians

Kaite O’Reilly’s Persians – which won the Ted Hughes Award for New Poetry and is published on 29th July 2019 – has been reviewed in New Welsh Review: “Kaite O’Reilly’s powerful, emotionally charged text…. a reflective meditation on war’s aftermath; a dramatic study of loss, grief and defeat… A haunting tragedy..  Written and performed during […]

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Origami in Oswestry

Paul Kielty’s previous origami workshop created so much laughter –  the staff at Qube wanted to join in. You also get to do some origami £15 Paper, and Paul Kielty included April 10th(for over 18’s)

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