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Author, Book Launch, Events, Feminism, launch, launches, motherhood, Parthian Books, Poems, Poetry, poets -

This week we're talking all things poetry in the lead up to #NationalPoetryDay this Thursday on the 6th of October. We are delighted that Pearl & Bone by the wonderful Mari Ellis Dunning has been met with some great reviews since its launch last Saturday. 'This is a brave, complex, powerful, angry, and loving book, full of poems that argue, discuss, share, and reject the abuse of power that women and children are constant victims of' - Tears in the Fence Dunning's second full poetry collection explores themes of motherhood and femininity using her own intimate moments of becoming a mother during a global pandemic...

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Emily Vanderploeg and Rae Howells launch their debut poetry collections at a launch night hosted at the Elysium Gallery.

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Natalie Ann Holborow, Poetry, Reviews, Small, Wales Arts Review -

Nathan Munday, in Wales Arts Review, reviews "this wonderful collection" of poems, Natalie Ann Holborow's second collection, published by Parthian last month. "Magic, folklore, witchcraft and mystery – perhaps the most important element bottled in poetry – are unashamedly interwoven with the empirical. The speaker is not afraid to question and wonder. The poems are as colourful and complex as those labyrinthine streets that shore the Ganga of her India poems." In conclusion, he writes: "...her collection is – I’ll use the word again – brave and inspiring. This is a poet who taps into the ‘wonder’ of the ‘child’s...

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Christina Thatcher, How to Carry Fire, Poetry, poetrylondon, poets, Reviews -

'Thatcher’s poems can be nostalgic and delicious in their visualisations…In these echoes of capturing, cradling, holding — Thatcher suggests that the speaker’s temptations aren’t drugs, or fire, but deeply-felt connections, touches, and caresses. There might never be enough.’ In their latest issue, Poetry London has given Christina Thatcher's second poetry collection, How to Carry Fire, a glowing review! In this perfect summing-up: 'Thatcher suggests that the speaker's temptations aren't drugs, or fire, but deeply-felt conections, touches, and caresses. There might never be enough.' they capture the burning heart of this fine collection. If you haven't read it yet, you can...

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Our latest batch of ebooks are due to be launched through the first week of August, and we've got some lovely titles on the list!

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