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Yorkshire photography/poetry book launched!

  There’s a space; a liminal space, a creative space, an adventurous space and a surprising space where words and images meet and this superb book celebrates that exciting space. IAN McMILLAN   You can read more and buy the hardback here   You can read more and buy the paperback here         […]

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NHS poetry anthology review

“What you won’t find in abundance are angry poems, political poems or poems about the iniquitous effects of health service underfunding…, what this anthology mostly wants to do is put its arm around you and whisper the simple, comforting message that even though we may not have all the answers, we are, at least, all […]

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1 of 12 Selima Hill pamphlets

DRESSED AND SOBBING Straight talking, strange and darkly funny, these poems walk the pathway between the bewilderment and the surprising comforts of becoming an old woman. ‘cosy in our large expensive swimwear’ All the women the poet has been, seem to make their appearances in this marvellous feat of magic; of facecloths, the gratitude of […]

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My Name is Mercy review!

Here is a great review of Martin Figura’s wonderful pamphlet from his residency at Salisbury hospital during the height of the pandemic It is by Khadija Rouf for THE FRIDAY POEM and says: The impact of Figura’s pamphlet is lasting, palpable and deeply affecting. My Name is Mercy was published in December 2021 and is an […]

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New Book for International Women’s Day

Many of us will recognise ourselves amongst these pages as the poet navigates the tricky waters between cleaning the toilet, caring for the children, her partner and herself; and often in that order. A debut collection from Khadija Rouf Read more about it/ buy a copy here   Nadia x

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My Name is Mercy Review

My Name is Mercy has been reviewed by everybody’s reviewing! You can read the full review here You can read endorsements from the guardian and Newsnight and buy a copy here I am so proud to have published this – Martin Figura’s poems from a residency at Salisbury Hospital, during the height of the pandemic […]

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