Monthly Archives: November 2011

Northwords Now

Hi folks The autumn/winter edition of Northwords Now (the magazine I edit) is now online at Though I say it myself, there’s an especially fine blend of poetry and fiction as well articles on writing & wellbeing and on publishing in … Continue reading

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Bill Greenwell’s new collection of poetry

Bill Greenwell’s new collection, Ringers, is published this month by Cinnamon Press, which also published Impossible Objects in 2006. It contains sixty poems which veer from the satirical to the serious, well quite serious, and from poems about childhood and … Continue reading

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Michael Stewart’s novel wins the Not the Booker prize

Michael Stewart’s novel King Crow, published in January 2011, has been voted the winner of the 2011 Not the Booker prize.  The prize is awarded by readers of the Guardian books blog, after an extended process of nominations, shortlisting and reviewing … Continue reading

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A new poetry collection from Pauline Hughes

Pauline’s poetry collection Bint is to be launched on November 13 in Gallery North at Northumbria University at 6 pm.  It is published by Red Squirrel Press. Pauline writes:  ‘Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has … Continue reading

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