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The Sikh Snowman
Wednesday, 25 November 2020 11:16

The Sikh Snowman

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Some snowmen had topknots. Some wore football scarves and skull caps. Some had veils over their faces. One had fairy wings. They all began to sing...... Snowfall, friendship and feelings combine in this heartfelt and celebratory story about coming together. There's a relatable and joyous sense of wonder as the…
From the Plough to the Stars
Sunday, 08 November 2020 21:29

From the Plough to the Stars

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From the Plough to the Stars: An Anthology of Working People’s Prose from Contemporary Ireland This is the follow-up volume to Children of the Nation: An Anthology of Working People's Poetry from Contemporary Ireland, published in 2019. Like that book, it aims to express working people's perspective on life. There…
Climate Matters
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Friday, 06 November 2020 16:23

Climate Matters

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Climate Matters: A collaboration between Riptide Journal and Culture Matters, edited and introduced by Virginia Baily, Sally Flint and Mike Quille In 2019 we challenged writers and artists to address the burning topic of the climate crisis and question its relationship with capitalism. In 2020 Covid–19 erupted and spread across…
Sacred Symphony
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Wednesday, 29 July 2020 12:22

Sacred Symphony

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Sacred Symphony is a new collection of poems on life in inner-city Dublin by Karl Parkinson, with images by Peter O'Doherty, ISBN: 978-1-912710-33-1 It is introduced by Father Peter McVerry, who writes this in the Introduction: Those who are economically unproductive are considered a drain on the economy, undeserving of…
A Kist of Thistles
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Monday, 15 June 2020 09:35

A Kist of Thistles

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A Kist of Thistles: An anthology of radical poetry from contemporary Scotland, edited by Jim Aitken, with images by Fiona Stewart. 196 pps. ISBN: 978-1-912710-32-4 A Kist of Thistles is a new anthology of radical Scottish poetry. It is edited and introduced by Jim Aitken, an Edinburgh-based writer and lecturer,…
Almarks
Thursday, 30 April 2020 10:17

Almarks

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Almarks: an Anthology of Radical Poetry from Shetland edited by Jim Mainland and Mark Ryan Smith, with images by Michael Peterson ISBN: 978-1-912710-20-1 What is radical poetry? And can it change anything? The poems in ‘Almarks’ are radical in different ways. Some are explicitly political in content, while others are…
Onward / Ymlaen!
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 16:42

Onward / Ymlaen!

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Onward / Ymlaen! An anthology of radical poetry from contemporary Wales 170 pps., edited by Mike Jenkins, with a Foreword from Mark Serwotka, General Secretary of PCS, and with images by Gustavius Payne £5 for ebook, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details This new and unique anthology has poetry in both Welsh…
Witches, Warriors, Workers
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 16:31

Witches, Warriors, Workers

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Witches, Warriors, Workers: An anthology of contemporary working women’s poetry, 192pps., £9 plus £3 p. and p. ISBN: 978-1-912710-19-5 This new anthology focuses on themes which reflect the texture and preoccupations of working women in contemporary Britain. There are 65 contributors of all ages, working across a variety of poetic…
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