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Bask in the Sunshine!

In the postbox a new book…a burning, blazing, radiant book by Melissa Lee-Houghton. Read it if you can handle the direct heat , the flare and simmer. 15 more words

Inertia, and Prize Nomination News

There’s 27 days left to listen to my new story, ‘Inertia’ on Radio Four iPlayer. Tim McInnerny reads the story which was produced by Jeremy Osborne and first aired on Sunday night. 252 more words

Join us in J**y

ASTÉRONYMES Claire Trévien’s second collection, published by Penned in the Margins, is our next book group choice. Join us on Wednesday 13th July at 7pm in the… 49 more words

'Ys, Ys' by Claire Trévien

Ys, Ys

Yes, I am the seabirds
washed inside-out, the stained-glass sea,
yawning roofless walls.

Yes, your calls ring straight to voicemails,
you can barely hear my recording… 230 more words



Such a fantastic volume. Out on Penned in the Margins. Download a free sample here.


Full house and laughter at the launch

of John McCullough’s eagerly awaited new collection ‘Spacecraft’ and Claire Trevien’s ‘Asteronymes’ published by Penned in the Margins.


Plenty of erudite comments on both books from the likes of Ruth Padel, Sarah Howe, D.A Powell and W.N. 480 more words

Brighton - Out And About

Two poems by John McCullough

Two poems from Spacecraft, Penned in the Margins, May 2016

I’ve Carried a Door On My Back for Ten Years

You lugged it from the builder’s yard. 426 more words