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Publishing Poetry

Bloodaxe Books

Arts Council supported publisher of poetry books publishing over 250 poets. Features recent titles, poets on video (with samples), poems of the month, links to reviews and articles, and information for poets.

Carcanet Press

An independent publisher of poetry and fiction; includes profiles of their wide range of authors and titles, company history and profile, and an online shopping facility.

Clutag Press

Publisher of poetry books and pamphlets; includes current titles, news, profile and contacts.

Donut Press

Independent poetry publisher, includes free MP3s and excerpts from their books.

Enitharmon Press

London-based publisher of fine quality literary editions specializing in poetry.

Flipped Eye Publishing Ltd

Publishes original poetry and prose on a not-for-profit model.

Grey Hen Press

Specialises in publishing the work of older women from the North of England; includes details of their titles, events and readings, competitions, and contacts.


An independent publisher specialising in poetry pamphlets; includes poet profiles, online shopping, reviews and contacts.

Leafe Press

Publishes a wide range of poetry, particularly innovative or experimental poetry; includes a catalogue, blog, and Litter (their online magazine of contemporary poetry).

Nine Arches Press

An independent press publishing contemporary poetry and short story pamphlets and collections; with a list of titles, poet profiles, workshops calendar, and contacts.

The Poetry Business

Publishes contemporary poetry and a literary magazine, The North, and organises workshops and competitions. Offers details of their programmes and products; based in Sheffield.

Shearsman Books

Publisher of new poetry mostly from Britain and the USA, but also with an active translation list. Includes listing of titles, calendar of readings, details of their magazine, and contacts.

Shoestring Press

Specialises in publishing poetry collections by established but unfashionable poets, and poets new to British readers; includes a list of titles and contacts.

Smokestack Books

Independent publisher of radical and unconventional poetry.

Snapshot Press

Independent publishing house specialising in haiku, tanka and other short poetry. News, competitions and details of publications.

Templar Poetry

Independent publisher of contemporary poetry in pamphlets and collections, and of Iota magazine. Includes details of poetry events in Derbyshire, and their annual Derwent Poetry Festival.

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