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Cinnamon Summer Poetry Offer
June, we hope, is going to flame into summer, but whatever the weather you can add spark to the day with one of our June launches – we’ll be in Birmingham, Bangor, London and Chester in June and hope to see lots of you there. You can find out about the launch events, including a picnic at Martineau Gardens, Birmingham; an evening of music and poetry in Bangor and summer readings at the beautiful Lumen venue in London and Alexander’s Jazz cafe in Chester here
The poetry books featured at these events are some of our most distinctive, finely written collections – ‘Sung into being across the green spaces of Wales and England’ A Screen of Brightness is an extraordinary collaboration between Fiona Owen and Meredith Andrea, exploring how we carry a sense of home in a world of change. Cara Watson’s Asylum Seekers is an accomplished debut which uses a series of sequences to examine dislocation and the veneers we use to cover brokenness; unease prickles from the page, but all is not dark; a collection full of surprises. Rise celebrates Gill McEvoy’s extraordinary and fortunate survival of serious ovarian cancer and ventures into new territory in which light and dark are finely balanced. And in Beginnings and other poems Daphne Gloag explores our place in the universe with up to the minute precision, not only literally but also as metaphor for the relations between human events and the cosmic. A collection of elegant grace and deep humanity.
For June only you can buy all four of these collections for only £20 (a saving of £11.96 and no post to pay)
(Please note this offer is for UK post codes only)
Stop Press – Singing a Man to Death Shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year
It’s fantastic news that Matthew Francis’s funny, moving, compelling collection of short stories, Singing A Man to Death has been shortlisted as one of only three finalists in the fiction category of Wales Book of the Year. If you haven’t read this collection now is definitely the time and you can see a video of the short list announcement here.