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NHS POETRY ANTHOLOGY LAUNCH!

Everyone are Welcome to Waterstones Tottenham Court Road for a book launch of THESE ARE THE HANDS – an NHS poetry anthology ABOUT the NHS and written BY the NHS staff Waterstones are celebrating World Poetry Day by inviting you to join poet Charly Cox (‘She Must be Mad’) and author Molly Case (‘How to Treat People’), with editors […]

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Lisa Blower NEWS!

We published Lisa Blower’s first novel Sitting Ducks – and still have  a few copies if you missed it first time round… a funny stark working class novel set in Stoke-on-Trent which was shortlisted for the Arnold Bennett Book Award If you click here you can read more about Sitting Ducks and order a copy […]

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A Year in Pictures!!

Hi everyone I thought I’d like to share with you what has happened at Fair Acre Press this year! But make it a little easier by presenting it mostly in picture form We have published books! Windy Old Fossils – a hilarious short play by Tom Wentworth for 2 actors on wind power and rural […]

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New Keith Chandler pamphlet!

We are very proud to have published Keith Chandler’s long poem: A Ballad for Kitty Cockroach for adults and children – it is a story about climate change and how these insects might save the world from humans! A great stocking filler A great New Year gift for yourself Click here to buy a copy […]

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A December Poem

Common Salt by Chris Kinsey Tenth Christmas I dismissed Santa and was thrilled – a chemistry set and microscope matched my wishes. Casting iron filings and magnet aside I purpled colourless days with gallons of potassium permanganate hoarded the small tube of heavenly blue copper sulphate helplessly watching it fade to dull white. I tilted […]

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Origami workshop! Tues Nov 26th 2 til 4

I have just rung up Qube Gallery in Oswestry and there are still a few places available on Paul Kielty’s Origami Stars workshop It is on Tuesday 26th November from 2 till 4 and it costs £20 There are 5 people booked on – with the space for a few more… You can book a […]

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Children’s Poetry Book

Hi everyone Emma Purshouse and Catherine Pascall Moore’s award-winning poetry book for primary-school aged children, dyslexia friendly, with helpful hints on how to learn a poem and perform it (now a legal part of the primary and scondary school curriculum) will soon be in its second reprint ready for Xmas shopping and beyond! THE INTERNATIONAL […]

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Breaking News (that isnt about Brexit)

” Two artists have been chosen for inaugural Creativity Fellowships, Swansea University’s Cultural Institute has announced. Kaite O’Reilly, a playwright who works in disability arts and mainstream culture, and Peter Matthews, a visual artist whose work straddles the performance and the conceptual, will take up their one year Fellowships next month. Created by writer and […]

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Where is Kaite now?!

Kaite O’Reilly – author of the acclaimed new version of Aeschylus’ PERSIANS is currently in Singapore! You can catch her, and poet Chris Kinsey – author of From Rowan Ridge – at the aptly titled SMALL WORLD THEATRE on 23rd November Both books are £9.99 and can be bought directly through Fair Acre Press or […]

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