Christmas Pamphlets from Candlestick Press

Our poetry group in Trowbridge has been getting together for just over a year now and I'm really happy to meet up regularly with such a  lovely bunch of people!  We meet on the first Saturday of each month (2-4pm) in Trowbridge at Drawing Projects UK, right by Trowbridge train station, to read and discuss … Continue reading Christmas Pamphlets from Candlestick Press

Candlestick Press Pamphlets

With Christmas approaching (sorry, can't deny it any longer), I thought that now would be a good time to mention these beautiful pamphlets from Candlestick Press which would definitely make a wonderful present for many people I know, even though their tag line suggests modestly that you might give them "instead of a card." (which is … Continue reading Candlestick Press Pamphlets

Pamphlet or full collection?

Can I sound you out about something? What do you prefer reading, pamphlets or full collections?  Do you buy either, both, or none? What about writing?  Have you published a pamphlet or a full collection or both?  Which came first? Why?  Have you published more than one pamphlet?  Have you NEVER published a pamphlet?  Did … Continue reading Pamphlet or full collection?

Mostly feeling scared but at least it’s sunny.

This week I've been doing more work on my pamphlet. I'm waiting to hear from tall-lighthouse after sending them a rough manuscript and I'm already regretting not waiting a little bit longer before I pressed the send button. Two kind friends who've also looked at the draft pamphlet have pointed out rather a lot of … Continue reading Mostly feeling scared but at least it’s sunny.

Very pleased to tell you…

I'm very pleased to tell you that tall-lighthouse is going to publish a pamphlet of about twenty of my poems in late 2014. I'm still working on a title and have spent much of today sitting on my stripy rug, scribbling down ideas, as well as going for a muddy walk to help me think. … Continue reading Very pleased to tell you…

I love Poetry Pamphlets

Here are some I've bought or been given within the last two years.  You might recognise a few of them.  Don't the ones with strong coloured covers stand out? (even on my stripy rug!) I like single collections - full collections, that is - but if you're not overly familiar with a poet's work, you … Continue reading I love Poetry Pamphlets