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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


READS OF THE YEAR 2015: Becky Varley-Winter

This year I discovered Elizabeth Smart’s By Grand Central Station I Sat Down And Wept (1945 ), which is intensely rhapsodic – beyond purple – yet precisely controlled. 147 more words

Year In Review 2015

Dagestan: SJ Fowler

Dagestan is a place we go to fight for money. A place where we are paid to be filmed, and perhaps be killed.

Dagestan is an thrilling new play by poet and martial artist SJ Fowler, set in the shadowy world of global security. 32 more words

Tom Jenks

The Lost Art of Sinking by Naomi Booth

“It was like falling into a different world…it sounded like the most wonderful thing and I hoarded that possibility inside myself.”

How do you describe something that is indescribable?

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A poem from 'Sunspots' by Simon Barraclough

Violet violent as an ‘ultra’
or inviolate as a saint?

The reverbs from a viola
playing purple passages.

A Parma Violet on your tongue, 181 more words