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Support Reality Street in 2015!

The REALITY STREET SUPPORTER SCHEME 2015 has been announced.

You can become a Supporter at a cost of £35. In return, you will receive copies of all three books to be published by the press in 2015 and your name will be included in the list of Supporters at the back of each book. The books are....

Out of Everywhere 2
edited by Emily Critchley

Nearly 20 years after the publication of the poetry anthology Out of Everywhere, its sequel celebrates a new generation of innovative poetry by women.
350pp approx, expected retail price £13.50

Quite Frankly: After Petrarch’s Sonnets
by Peter Hughes

Versions of all 317 of Petrarch’s sonnets, often departing from the originals in radical ways.
350pp approx, expected retail price £12.50

Alphabet of Love/Serial
by Lou Rowan

All you need to know about relationships, from A-Z, in 20 stories, by the editor of Golden Handcuffs Review.
80pp approx, expected retail price £9


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MELTDOWN by The Moors:  preview this five-track EP and download it for £3!

Published in 2014...

Bill Griffiths:
COLLECTED POEMS & SEQUENCES (1981-91)

In 2010 Reality Street published Collected Earlier Poems (1966-80) by Bill Griffiths, who died in 2007. Now comes a second volume, Collected Poems & Sequences (1981-91). Once again edited by Alan Halsey, it brings the story up to Bill's departure from London for the North East. The 426-page book was published in January 2014. For more information and to order it, click here

2014,  978-1-874400-65-3,  426pp, price £19 £15


Live events...

Tuesday 16 September – Johan de Wit, Wayne Clements and Antony John read at The Lamb (in the upstairs room), 94 Lamb’s Conduit Street, London WC1, as part of THE BLUE BUS series, 7.30pm, admission: £5 (£3 concessions)

Saturday 27 September 2014 - Denise Riley
reads and talks as part of Memory & Memorialisation, psychoanalytic poetry festival, at the Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens, London NW3 5SX, 9am-5pm, £60 (£45 concs) - details and booking

Thursday 2 October 2014 - Denise Riley
reads with Steve Ely, Zaffar Kunial, Warsan Shire at the Purcell Room in The Pity, a presentation of work about the legacy of the First World War - details and booking

Tuesday 14 October 2014 - Andrea Brady (pictured)
reads with Luke Roberts and Stuart Calton at Hi Zero at The Hope, 11-12 Queens Rd, Brighton, 7.30pm, £4 admission

Saturday 25 October 2014 - Two Angles on Modernism with Allen Fisher and Anthony Mellors in the Glasfryn Seminars series at the Glasfryn Project, Powys, Wales, 11am-4.30pm, £12 (£8 concs)


This listing is for events featuring Reality Street authors. Please email details of suitable forthcoming events to the press.

Recent highlights and bestsellers

Philip Terry: 
TAPESTRY

The stories of the Norman Conquest you never heard. This tour de force of language was shortlisted for the 2013 Goldsmiths Prize for innovative fiction.

Ken Edwards:
DOWN WITH BEAUTY

Exile, war, paranoia, improvised music and nothingness - a series of linked dramatic monologues, dialogues and short fictions.

Allen Fisher: PLACE

The first complete edition of this legendary poetic project of the 1970s: five books, previously scattered in various unobtainable editions, now collected in one volume.  

Bill Griffiths:
COLLECTED EARLIER POEMS (1966-70)

The definitive collection of the late Bill Griffiths' work of the 1960s/70s.



Denise Riley:

SELECTED POEMS

The most complete collection of Denise Riley's poetry available, including "Mop Mop Georgette". First published in 2000 and still a poetry bestseller.

OUT OF EVERYWHERE

Linguistically innovative poetry by women - a classic, still in print and selling after a decade and a half. Edited by Maggie O'Sullivan.

 

Andrea Brady:
CUT FROM THE RUSHES

Acclaimed poetry collection from the director of the Archive of the Now and co-publisher of Barque Press.

Peter Hughes:
ALLOTMENT ARCHITECTURE

From Adge Cutler to Hector Berlioz, to the Caravan Club of Great Britain and Heine: five stunning poem sequences.  

Paul Griffiths:
LET ME TELL YOU

An extraordinary novel composed entirely of the vocabulary Ophelia is allotted in Hamlet

THE REALITY STREET BOOK OF SONNETS

With 84 contributors, this anthology explores the myriad ways poets have stretched, deconstructed and re-composed the sonnet.