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11th July 2015
William Boyd named Nora Chassler's
latest novel, set on the Upper
West Side in the 1980s, as one of his
'Best Holiday Reads for 2015' in The
Guardian last month. Find out
what else he had to say about it, and
read the book's prologue here.
Grandmother Divided by Monkey Equals Outer Space
Grandmother Divided by Monkey Equals Outer Space
© 2014 Valley Press   |    Bridge illustration by Jeremy Hopes
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14th August 2015
In 2007, Kris Mole flew one-way to
Stockholm with a vow not to return
home until he had visited every
capital city in the mainland European
Union, without spending or handling
any money whatsoever. Find out
what happened next here.
Gatecrashing Europe: a
travel classic, out now
Gatecrashing Europe
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26th September 2015
If you're heading to the Free Verse
Poetry Book Fair on Saturday 26th
September – at Conway Hall in
Holborn, London – make sure you
catch three VP poets at 1pm, and
stop by our stall too. More info on
this great event can be found here.
Valley Press reading at the
Poetry Book Fair, 26th Sept
Poetry Book Fair
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24th April 2015
Jo Reed’s second collection offers
readers more of her trademark mix
of memory, myth and magic; poems
that take us from 1960s Soho to
Ithaka, by way of a ride on a turtle's
back, 'fathoms deep' in the ocean.
Read a sample and find out more.
Take a Life Class this spring,
with art-inspired poetry
Life Class
24th April 2015
For Humfrey Coningsby – lord of
the manor of Neen Sollars in South
Shropshire – the world was a place
of wonders and despair, of love
found and then forsaken. He walked
out of this world on 10th October,
1610 – and now he walks back in.
Trumpeting the arrival of
Humfrey Coningsby
Humfrey Coningsby
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3rd July 2015
Nigel Gerrans was the first VP poet,
with collections published in 2009
and 2010; now we're delighted to
present It Is I Who Speak: Selected
Poems, which includes the majority
of those books - and some previously
unpublished work from his archive.
The very best of the 'original'
Valley Press poet
Nigel Gerrans