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21st November 2014
With an RRP of just £3.99, our latest
anthology is a small book, at a small
price, with big ambitions. Edited by
VP author Felix Hodcroft, the book
features poets aged 16 to 92, known
and unknown, from North and East
Yorkshire. (Read more)
A Pocketful of Windows: 66
poems on 66 pages by 36 poets
A Pocketful of Windows
© 2014 Valley Press   |    Bridge illustration by Jeremy Hopes
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1st December 2014
We're pleased to announce a new
title from our 'Ink Lines' imprint; the
third pamphlet by highly renowned
young poet Richard O'Brien - 'one of
the strongest poets of his generation'
according to Andrew McMillan. Find
out more about the book here.
Richard O'Brien's new
pamphlet is A Bloody Mess
A Bloody Mess
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1st November 2014
First published in 2012, John
Wedgwood Clarke's Sea Swim and
James Nash's Some Things Matter: 63
Sonnets are two of the most popular
Valley Press titles - so in 2014 we
brought them out again, with new
material. Click the links to read more.
New editions of VP classics,
by Clarke and Nash
New editions
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17th October 2014
From the author of The Ruby Slippers
comes a new collection, featuring
poems 'requested' by poetry
audiences around the world, as well as
extensive notes, illustrations, and an
introduction by the author. Available
to purchase now. (Read more)
Helen Burke is Looking at You, Kid in new collection
Here's Looking at You Kid
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31st October 2014
Valley Press is proud to present the
fifth collection of poetry from
professor, musician and photographer
Oz Hardwick. James Nash says it 'has
everything I ask for in poetry', and in
October it was Poetry Kit's 'book of
the month'. Read the first pages now.
Roll up, roll up for The Ringmaster's Apprentice
The Ringmaster's Apprentice
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23rd January 2015
Six years in the making, All is the
second collection of new work from
the popular Canadian-born writer.
You can read a sample on the book's
homepage now, and meet the book
(and author) in person at Waterstones
York on March 4th, from 7pm.
Introducing All: new poetry from Robert Powell