is an imprint of Reality Street

dedicated to imaginative prose writing –  books that are out of the ordinary, hard to categorise but good to read.

Our recent titles include

THE ALPHABET TAX by Rosa Woolf Ainley
OF DISCOURSE by Giles Goodland
SECRET ORBIT by Ken Edwards

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Books still in print

Reality Street published 68 books between 1993-2016. The press is no longer actively publishing, but 34 backlist titles are still in print. Some of these (noted as UK ONLY below) are available only in very limited quantities while stocks last.

A further 10, though out of print, are available as free downloadable pdfs from this
website. We are working on making more OP titles available in this way.

Reality Street's contemporary prose imprint is still active – see the Grand Iota website.

CURRENTLY available:

The Alchemist’s Mind (ed.David Miller)
Botsotso (ed. Allan Kolski Horwitz) UK ONLY
Andrea Brady: Cut From the Rushes
Paul Brown: A Cabin in the Mountains
Cris Cheek/Sianed Jones: Songs From Navigation UK ONLY
Kelvin Corcoran: Lyric Lyric UK ONLY
James Davies: Plants
Ken Edwards: Futures, Down With Beauty
Allen Fisher: Place, Gravity as a Consequence of Shape
John Gilmore: Head of a Man
Bill Griffiths: Collected Earlier Poems, Collected Poems & Sequences, Collected Poems Vol 3
Leopold Haas: The Raft
Jeff Hilson: Stretchers UK ONLY
Peter Hughes: Allotment Architecture, Quite Frankly
Richard Makin: Dwelling 
Wendy Mulford: The Land Between UK ONLY
Douglas Oliver: Whisper "Louise" UK ONLY
Redell Olsen: Secure Portable Space UK ONLY
Maggie O'Sullivan: Waterfalls
Out of Everywhere 2 (ed. Emily Critchley)
Sean Pemberton: White
The Reality Street Book of Sonnets (ed. Jeff Hilson)
Lisa Robertson: The Weather UK ONLY
Lou Rowan: Alphabet of Love Serial
Maurice Scully: Steps UK ONLY
Philip Terry: tapestry
Lawrence Upton: Wire Sculptures UK ONLY
Carol Watts: Occasionals
Johan de Wit: Gero Nimo

Out of print – downloadable as pdf:

Tony Baker: In Transit
Ken Edwards: eight + six
Jim Goar: Seoul Bus Poems
John Hall: Apricot Pages
Fanny Howe: O'Clock
Fanny Howe: Emergence
Peter Jaeger: Rapid Eye Movement
Sarah Riggs: chain of minuscule...
Maurice Scully: Sonata
Carol Watts: Wrack

(Other OP titles will be available as PDFs soon.)


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is an imprint of Reality Street, bringing back into print literary classics of the past, including books by Conrad, Ford, Hudson and Beddoes.