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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 20 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book May Day by Jackie Kay
    May Day - by Jackie Kay

    £10.99   paperback   (2024) - ISBN 13: 9781509864836 | ISBN 10: 1509864830

    May Day is the long-awaited new poetry collection from one of our best-loved poets and former Makar of Scotland, Jackie Kay.  These poems cast an eye over several decades of political activism, from the international solidarity of the Glasgow ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lobster: And Other Things I’m Learning to Love by Hollie McNish
    Lobster: And Other Things I’m Learning to Love - by Hollie McNish

    £18.99   hardback   (2024) - ISBN 13: 9780349726649 | ISBN 10: 0349726647

    A brand-new collection from the award-winning poet, the companion piece to the Sunday Times bestselling Slug  ‘Funny, so smart and refreshingly honest‘ SARAH MILLICAN  ‘Hollie McNish’s words always sweep me away‘ GIOVANNA FL ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Orange and Other Poems by Wendy Cope
    The Orange and Other Poems - by Wendy Cope

    £8.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780571389513 | ISBN 10: 0571389511

    The Orange provides the perfect introduction to Wendy Cope, one of Britain’s wittiest, best-selling and best-loved poets.  My heart has made its mind up And I’m afraid it’s you.   A glorious selection of Wendy Cope’s most be ... more

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  • Cover image of book Christmas Eve at The Moon Under Water by Carol Ann Duffy, illustrated by Margaux Carpentier
    Christmas Eve at The Moon Under Water - by Carol Ann Duffy, illustrated by Margaux Carpentier

    £9.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529083934 | ISBN 10: 1529083931

    The enchanting festive poem from Carol Ann Duffy, former Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom, and adorned with sumptuous illustrations by artist Margaux Carpentier, Christmas Eve at The Moon Under Water is the perfect festive gift for the poetry love ... more

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  • Cover image of book you are your own fairy tale by Amanda Lovelace
    you are your own fairy tale - by Amanda Lovelace

    £16.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781524880859 | ISBN 10: 152488085x

    Goodreads Choice Award-winning poet and bestselling author amanda lovelace presents the you are your own fairy tale series bound collection— a beautiful and empowering trilogy that proves the only thing needed for a happily ever after is yourself. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tam Lin of the Winter Park by Eleanor Rees
    Tam Lin of the Winter Park - by Eleanor Rees

    £12.00   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781913749231 | ISBN 10: 1913749231

    A collection of posthuman lyric poems which emerge from writing in situ in an urban parkland in Liverpool, as well as on the shores of the river Mersey, the Wirral peninsula and Ynys Mon (Isle of Anglesey). The poems expand into the otherworld beyond ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bless the Daughter Raised by a Voice in Her Head by Warsan Shire
    Bless the Daughter Raised by a Voice in Her Head - by Warsan Shire

    £12.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781784743703 | ISBN 10: 1784743704

    ** AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4** "Warsan Shire is an extraordinarily gifted poet whose profoundly moving poems so powerfully give voice to the unspoken"(Bernardine Evaristo) Poems of migration, womanhood, trauma and resilience from the award-winnin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sincerity by Carol Ann Duffy
    Sincerity - by Carol Ann Duffy

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781509893454 | ISBN 10: 1509893458

    The effortless virtuosity, directness, drama and humanity of Carol Ann Duffy’s verse have made her our most admired and best-loved contemporary poet.   Sincerity is Duffy’s final collection of poems as Poet Laureate, and the much-anticipated s ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Well at Winter Solstice by Eleanor Rees
    The Well at Winter Solstice - by Eleanor Rees

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784631840 | ISBN 10: 1784631841

    These are the voices of those who are silent: in the graveyards, holy wells, the river, the changing tides. A ghostly choir of lost children, hermits, lovers and rough sleepers, serving maids and sailor boys, saints and hermaphrodites resounding thro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Incendiary Art by Patricia Smith
    Incendiary Art - by Patricia Smith

    £12.00   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781780374710 | ISBN 10: 1780374712

    2018 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award 2018 NAACP Image Award Finalist 2018 Pulitzer Prize Finalist Los Angeles Times Book Prize  Incendiary Art confronts the tyranny against the black male body and the tenacious grief of the mothers of mu ... more

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  • Cover image of book She Grrrowls: The Anthology by Various poets
    She Grrrowls: The Anthology - by Various poets

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911570141 | ISBN 10: 1911570145

    ‘But there’s just not many women doing poetry...’ – some men have said.   Back in 2013, when London was in need, poet and feminist Carmina Masoliver founded a monthly event that catered for self-identifying women and non binary folks, brin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Let Them Eat Chaos by Kate Tempest
    Let Them Eat Chaos - by Kate Tempest

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781509830008 | ISBN 10: 1509830006

    Let Them Eat Chaos, Kate Tempest's new long poem written for live performance and heard on the album release of the same name, is both a powerful sermon and a moving play for voices.   Seven neighbours inhabit the same London street, but are ... more

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  • Cover image of book Measures of Expatriation by Vahni Capildeo
    Measures of Expatriation - by Vahni Capildeo

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784101688 | ISBN 10: 1784101680

    ‘Expatriation: my having had a patria, a fatherland, to leave, did not occur to me until I was forced to invent one. [...] This luxury of inattention, invention, and final mismatch... a ‘Trinidad’ being created that did not take my Trinidad awa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Maya Angelou: The Complete Poetry by Maya Angelou
    Maya Angelou: The Complete Poetry - by Maya Angelou

    £16.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780349006215 | ISBN 10: 0349006210

    As the world celebrates and reflects on the beautiful life of Maya Angelou, Virago presents an updated collection of her works of poetry, collected together for the first time.   From her reflections on African American life and hardship in Ju ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Christmas Wren by Gillian Clarke
    The Christmas Wren - by Gillian Clarke

    £4.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781907598265 | ISBN 10: 190759826x

    This year, to mark the centenary of Dylan Thomass birth, Candlestick Press are privileged to publish Gillian Clarkes story The Christmas Wren, written in response to Dylan Thomass A Childs Christmas in Wales.   Commissioned by the Dylan Th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Division Street by Helen Mort
    Division Street - by Helen Mort

    £12.00   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780701186845 | ISBN 10: 0701186844

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE T.S. ELIOT PRIZE 2013   SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA POETRY AWARD 2013   The much-anticipated debut collection from award-winning poet and rising star, Helen Mort.   A stone is lobbed in '84, hangs like a star over Orgre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Journeys by Sylvia Hikins
    Journeys - by Sylvia Hikins

    £5.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780956307149 | ISBN 10: 0956307140

    Sylvia Hikins has been making poems since she was twelve. That, and other things. Having produced three children, she then went back to school to read her degree. This led to a career in lecturing and management in further and higher education and va ... more

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  • Cover image of book Traces of a Life: A Collection of Elegies and Praise Poems by Abena P.A. Busia
    Traces of a Life: A Collection of Elegies and Praise Poems - by Abena P.A. Busia

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780955507977 | ISBN 10: 0955507979

    "Sorrows of exile, so powerfully engraved in Testimonies of Exile, linger still in some of these poems, but it is the joys of homecoming, joys contstantly interrupted by long shadows of death, that define this new collection. It is a treasury of prec ... more

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  • Cover image of book Curious Pursuits: Occasional Writing by Margaret Atwood
    Curious Pursuits: Occasional Writing - by Margaret Atwood

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781844081509 | ISBN 10: 1844081508

    '"Curious" describes both my habitual state of mind - a less kind word would be "nosy" - as well as the subject matter of some of these writings. Though perhaps "curious" as a word carries too light a weight: my curiosities are (I hope) not idle ones ... more

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  • Cover image of book Apology for Absence by Julia Darling
    Apology for Absence - by Julia Darling

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781904614128 | ISBN 10: 1904614124

    A little over a year since the appearance of her first book of poetry, Sudden Collapses in Public Places (which was awarded a Poetry Book Society Recommendation), Julia Darling completed her second collection.  Her first book grew from her e ... more

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