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Steve Griffiths – Updrafts review

Here is a review from Poetry Salzburg – about Steve Griffiths’ Updrafts pamphlet! “The tone in Steve Griffiths’ Updrafts has a tendency to the lyrical. However his powers of observation never allow that tendency to become soft-focused or sentimental.” Read more about the pamphlet, or buy a copy by clicking here Nadia x

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Fred D’Aguiar pamphlet coming soon!

I am so excited to be publishing Fred D’Aguiar in September. And very honoured that he has entrusted his poems about his close friend, Grace, to Fair Acre Press. Here is a recent tweet about one of the poems as a taster… André Naffis-Sahely (@anaffissahely) tweeted at 3:56 AM on Fri, Jul 16, 2021: Loved […]

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Carl Tomlinson review!

Here is an extract from a wonderful Sphinx review by the great Helena Nelson of HappenStance on Carl Tomlinson’s poetry pamphlet CHANGING PLACES!   “Love of the land. A phrase so easy to say, almost a cliché. And yet it’s what Edward Thomas laid down his life for. There is a long, long tradition of […]

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A These Are The Hands youtube event

Northamptonshire Wellbeing Festival 2021 hosted a virtual event on These Are The Hands NHS poetry anthology last week 🙂 Here is the link You will see/ hear Katie Amiel and Deb Alma – the co-editors of the poetry anthology And Khadija Rouf who was the brain behind this event with Arabella Kurtz: both clinical psychologists […]

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Liz Lefroy event on youtube!

Hi everyone! Well, Liz Lefroy’s wonderful pamphlet GREAT MASTER/small boy is well and truly launched! Along with some more local poets at Shrewsbury Poetry night, Jonathan Edwards, Philip Gross and Andrew McMillan joined Liz in celebrating the launch of her new pamphlet! You can read all about the pamphlet here – it is about searching […]

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Liz Lefroy launch event!

Fair Acre Press and Liz Lefroy are launching her new poetry pamphlet GREAT MASTER / small boy on Thursday 1st July 7.30 – 9.00pm by Zoom. We do hope you can join us to celebrate. In the words of Andrew McMillan, these are … ‘Perfectly tuned poems which show us that a love of music […]

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Orbis Review of Steve Griffiths’ Updrafts

Orbis has a new review of Steve Griffiths’ poetry pamphlet Updrafts in its newest issue: Orbis #196: The poems are lean but rich in imagery: metaphor, assonance, and words chosen for their onomatopoeiac effect… The poet’s appreciation of Nature is a pulse… personal and elemental are inextricably intertwined. This is just an excerpt from the full […]

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Sphinx review of Fan-peckled!

How wonderful to read this glowing report of Fan-peckled by Sphinx/HappenStance! It is hard to choose a line from it – you can read the full review here But – “Katy Alston’s gorgeous illustrations combine with Jean Atkin’s well-tuned ear to recreate a bygone age I can’t help but yearn for as I read the […]

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