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Books (57)

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Over Eagle Pond
Tuesday, 05 October 2021 09:57

Over Eagle Pond

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Organised around beautiful and careful observations of the natural world, Over Eagle Pond avoids the temptations of rage and despair that weaken so much Covid poetry, successfully addressing large, global events via the local and the particular. The accompanying drawings by Martin Gollan are reminiscent of Paul Hogarth and are…
William Blake at the Bridge Hotel
Tuesday, 05 October 2021 09:38

William Blake at the Bridge Hotel

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This new poetry anthology is edited and introduced by Paul Summers and illustrated with photographs by Dan Douglas. Ten local poets are presented, diverse in style but unified by their progressive politics and class. Their visions of the city and its people straddle an epoch which has witnessed deindustrialisation and…
Ghosts of the Early Morning Shift
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 08:30

Ghosts of the Early Morning Shift

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Scotland’s radical credentials, past and present, are evident throughout the pages of this new anthology, the companion volume to the anthology of radical poetry, A Kist of Thistles, published in 2020. The first part of the anthology contains Memoirs, and the second part contains Flash Fiction with Short Stories. In…
The Cry of the Poor
Monday, 20 September 2021 09:37

The Cry of the Poor

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The Cry of the Poor: An Anthology of Radical Writing About Poverty, is selected and edited by Fran Lock, and features poetry, short stories, life-writing, essays and art by over one hundred contributors from around the world. This ambitious anthology asks urgent and compelling questions about what poverty is, who…
Apricot Sun
Monday, 12 July 2021 07:49

Apricot Sun

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Trisha Heaney’s poems are sincere, authentic and true. Her polemical pieces show no pity for the pitiless, combining outrage and insight, but the political is often potently personal, whether the focus is on the communitarian solidarity experienced growing up on a Glasgow housing scheme, or on the sense of belonging…
The Brown Envelope Ebook and Book
Tuesday, 11 May 2021 09:30

The Brown Envelope Ebook and Book

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The Brown Envelope Ebook is now available for orders here, and the printed version is available here. It is published by Caparison in association with Culture Matters and Don't Go Breaking Our Arts. The poems have been selected and edited by Alan Morrison and Kate Jay-R, with a Foreword by…
Where We Get Magic From
Thursday, 03 December 2020 15:57

Where We Get Magic From

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We tend to think that feeding and watering our kids is enough. Job done. We’re so busy making a living ourselves that we gladly hand them over to schools and to social media, to be fed the mainstream culture. But that culture broadly supports the status quo. It does not…
The Sikh Snowman
Wednesday, 25 November 2020 11:16

The Sikh Snowman

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in Books
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…
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