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Related booklists: LGBTQ+ Writers and Poets, Carol Ann Duffy, Bisexual Fiction and Poetry,

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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 100 Queer Poems: An Anthology by Andrew McMillan and Mary Jean Chan
    100 Queer Poems: An Anthology - by Andrew McMillan and Mary Jean Chan

    £10.99   paperback   (2024) - ISBN 13: 9781529115338 | ISBN 10: 1529115337

    Mary Jean Chan and Andrew McMillan's luminous anthology, 100 Queer Poems, is a celebration of thrilling contemporary voices and visionary poets of the past. Featuring Elizabeth Bishop, Langston Hughes, Ocean Vuong, Carol Ann Duffy, Kae Tempest and ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hand in Hand with Love: An Anthology of Queer Classic Poetry by Simon Avery (Editor)
    Hand in Hand with Love: An Anthology of Queer Classic Poetry - by Simon Avery (Editor)

    £10.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529092660 | ISBN 10: 1529092663

    Hand in Hand with Love is a celebration of queer voices throughout the ages. Spanning from Sappho and the Ancient Greeks to Edna St. Vincent Millay and the modernists, this luminous anthology champions and redefines the spectrum of queer poetry.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Worries If Not: A Funny(ish) Story of Growing Up Working Class and Queer by Soph Galustian
    No Worries If Not: A Funny(ish) Story of Growing Up Working Class and Queer - by Soph Galustian

    £16.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781804190081 | ISBN 10: 180419008x

    No Worries If Not is a funny, relatable coming-of-age story, that explores Soph Galustian’s experiences of poverty, queerness, mental health, grief and community. She recounts her life from childhood, to teens, into adulthood through a mixture of s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queer Life, Queer Love: The Second Anthology by Matt Bates, Julie Bell, Sarah and Kate Beal (Editors)
    Queer Life, Queer Love: The Second Anthology - by Matt Bates, Julie Bell, Sarah and Kate Beal (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781739123826 | ISBN 10: 1739123824

    Queer Life, Queer Love celebrates the best new queer writing from around the world, by both new and established writers and features voices across all narrative forms. The new book includes 44 stories, poems, essays and flash-fiction. This is writing ... more

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  • Cover image of book Your Emergency Contact Has Experienced an Emergency by Chen Chen
    Your Emergency Contact Has Experienced an Emergency - by Chen Chen

    £12.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781780376233 | ISBN 10: 1780376235

    What happens when everything falls away, when those you call on in times of need are themselves calling out for rescue? In his highly anticipated second collection, Chen Chen continues his exploration of family, both blood and chosen, examining what ... more

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  • Cover image of book C+nto and Othered Poems by Joelle Taylor
    C+nto and Othered Poems - by Joelle Taylor

    £10.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781908906489 | ISBN 10: 1908906480

    Rejected by our fathers, feared by our mothers, C+NTO tells the story of subversive butch counterculture that has been missing from contemporary LGBT narrative. Focusing on the private lives of characters from the gay scene, C+NTO speaks of the femal ... more

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  • Cover image of book Charred: A Survivor Speaks Her Truth to Inspire by Andreena Leeanne
    Charred: A Survivor Speaks Her Truth to Inspire - by Andreena Leeanne

    £7.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781916356122 | ISBN 10: 1916356125

    "There is strong correlation between childhood trauma and mental health issues. I suffer with PTSD and depression, and use poetry to write honestly about the multitude of issues I have experienced in my 39 years. I have found writing to be hugely the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Black Unicorn by Audre Lorde
    The Black Unicorn - by Audre Lorde

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241396865 | ISBN 10: 0241396867

    I have been woman for a long time beware my smile I am treacherous with old magic   Filled with rage and tenderness, Audre Lorde's most acclaimed poetry collection speaks of mothers and children, female strength and vulnerability, renewal a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zebra by Ian Humphreys
    Zebra - by Ian Humphreys

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781911027706 | ISBN 10: 1911027700

    In Zebra, a boy steps tentatively from the shadows onto a strobe-lit dancefloor. Ian Humphreys’ much-anticipated debut shimmers with music, wit and humour while exploring mixed identities, otherness, and coming-of-age as a gay man in 1980s Manchest ... more

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  • Cover image of book Don
    Don't Call Us Dead - by Danez Smith

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784742041 | ISBN 10: 178474204x

    *WINNER OF THE FORWARD PRIZE FOR BEST COLLECTION 2018* *A Finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry 2017*   Award-winning poet Danez Smith is a ground-breaking force, celebrated for deft lyrics, urgent subjects, and performative power. Do ... more

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  • Cover image of book Flood by Clare Shaw
    Flood - by Clare Shaw

    £9.95   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781780374208 | ISBN 10: 1780374208

    The territory of Clare Shaw's third collection isn't one she chose herself, but one which chose her: the flooded valley and the ruined home.   The 2015 floods in Britain left whole swathes of the country submerged, including her home town. Fl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feminine Gospels by Carol Ann Duffy
    Feminine Gospels - by Carol Ann Duffy

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509852918 | ISBN 10: 1509852913

    In Feminine Gospels, Carol Ann Duffy draws on women's experience - both personal and historical - to entertain and challenge through poems which celebrate, elegise and eroticise the female condition. � With an architecture of longer poems on bea ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde, illustrated by Peter Hay
    The Ballad of Reading Gaol - by Oscar Wilde, illustrated by Peter Hay

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781901677751 | ISBN 10: 1901677753

    In May of 1895, the most dazzling man of letters of the nineteenth century was sentenced to two years with hard labour for acts of gross indecency with another male person. On his release he moved to France, where he wrote the Ballad: an anguished ... more

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  • Cover image of book Planet Middle Age by Gerry Potter
    Planet Middle Age - by Gerry Potter

    £7.50   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780955509278 | ISBN 10: 0955509270

    Picking up from where his previous collection Planet Young leaves off, Gerry's second instalment of autobiographical poetry intimately explores his own love, grief, friendships, family and journey into Planet Middle Age.  It's a journey with jo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Planet Young by Gerry Potter
    Planet Young - by Gerry Potter

    £8.50   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780955509230 | ISBN 10: 0955509238

    "Light years shine heavy in maverick landscapes Of lazy days and jewelled summers. They Doctor Who and Rock Folly. Meandering travellers lurk languidly in time. Philandering rhymes chock-a-block and scissor-kiss A cock-eyed melancholy. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tomorrow I Will Go Dancing by Dominic Berry
    Tomorrow I Will Go Dancing - by Dominic Berry

    £8.00   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780955509223 | ISBN 10: 095550922x

    "There's a photo of us in a place we've yet to be.It's on the last shot of my camera,the one I've still not taken,I'm saving it for you.But let's not rush.I am in love with the journey." Master of Ceremonies at Matt and Phred's "Poets & Mash", co- ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chloe Poems
    Chloe Poems's Li'L Book O' Manchester - by Chloe Poems, illustrated by Paul Neads

    £6.00   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780954281694 | ISBN 10: 0954281691

    "There are angels in the northwest They swear and fight Knock seven kinds of shite Out of clouds and fairy dust. Whisper sweet nothings to Shooting stars Prop open clubs and bars Don't make noises when they Cry."(from 'Manchester') ... 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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  • Cover image of book The Third Eye by R. N. Taber
    The Third Eye - by R. N. Taber

    £9.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780953983322 | ISBN 10: 0953983323

    A third volume of poems from R.N. Taber certainly lives up to expectations. Whether a serious read or leisurely dip 'n' dive on bus, train or plane, here are poems that fire the imagination and to which we can easily relate, sometimes less than comfo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Adult Entertainment by Chloe Poems
    Adult Entertainment - by Chloe Poems

    £6.95   book with CD   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781901927184 | ISBN 10: 1901927180

    One of the most prodigiously gifted and accessible poets alive today, Chloe Poems gas been described as 'an extraordinary mixture of Shirley Temple and pornography.' This collection of political and social commentary, first presented in Midsummer ... more

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