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Out of Everywhere 2 to be published on 26 September

Out of Everywhere 2, the long awaited sequel to Reality Street's groundbreaking anthology of innovative writing by women published nearly 20 years ago, will be out ... on 26 September 2015, where it will be on sale at the Poetry Book Fair in London.

Edited by Emily Critchley, this exciting new anthology includes poetry from 44 women in the UK and North America.

It has been offered as part of the 2015 Reality Street Supporter subscription scheme - but now it's also available to order separately for a limited period at the pre-publication price of £15 (or £20 with the accompanying CD) post free. More details here.

Download the contents & introduction here (pdf)

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Published by Reality Street in 2015

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.
370pp approx, expected retail price £15

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.
358pp, 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.
84pp, retail price £8.50


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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

REALITY STUDIOS online

REALITY STUDIOS, the magazine edited by Ken Edwards between 1978-1988, and which preceded Reality Street, is now online in a downloadable and searchable form.

Thanks to Jacket2, Kelly Writers House in Philadelphia and Danny Snelson, who co-ordinated the scanning and formatting of all 1,000 pages of the complete 10-volume run, you can now download and read it as a set of pdfs, free of charge. (The original published editions are all out of print, in some cases for over 20 years.)

More about the history behind REALITY STUDIOS here.



Live events...

Wednesday 23 September 2015 – Peter Hughes (pictured) is the main invited reader at the Language Club, Plymouth College of Art, starting at 7.30pm – there will also be contributions from other poets, including John Hall.

Saturday 26 September 2015 - Reality Street will be at Free Verse: The Poetry Book Fair at the Conway Hall, London.

Wednesday 9 December 2015 - Manchester launch of Out of Everywhere 2 at The Other Room - details tbc

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.