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The Life Dyslexic - Saturday 25/06/2022 at 2:30 pm in Lancashire

Face-to-face launch of The Life Dyslexic, an important poetry pamphlet from Philip Burton (author of Gaia Warnings) about how dyslexia affected his formative years. Do join us at 2:30 pm on Thursday 25th June, upstairs at Clitheroe Library, Church Street, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 2DG. Entry is free. Refreshments. Philip will be reading from the pamphlet and signing copies..

Palewell Press at Camden Poetry - Tuesday 28/06/2022, doors open 6:30 pm. Reading begins 7:00

At the invitation of Ruth O'Callaghan, three Palewell Press poets will be reading at Camden Poetry: Tom Harding will read from Night Work and Afternoon Music; Sonia Jarema will read from Inside the Blue House; and Hussam Eddin Baramo will read from Grave Seas. They will be taking part in a Q&A and signing copies of their books. Entry is 5.00 in aid of the Cold Weather Shelter charity. Refreshments. Open Mic. Do join us at 6.30 pm UK time on Tuesday 28th June at Camden Poetry, Trinity United Reform Church, 1 Buck Street, Camden Town, London. NW1 8NJ

A Different Land - Thursday 21/07/2022 at 6:00 pm for a 6:30 start in Gloucestershire

Face-to-face launch of A Different Land, the emotionally charged new collection of Human Rights and Nature poetry by Frank McMahon (author of At the Storm's Edge). Do join us at 6:00 pm for a 6:30 start on Thursday 21st July at Cirencester Rugby Football Club, The Whiteway, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 2ER. Entry is free. Refreshments. Frank will be reading from the book and signing copies..

Other launches in 2022

  • Mid Summer, face-to-face launch of What I tell myself at night, a collection of new poems by Camilla Reeve
  • Late summer, launch of Tipping Winter into Spring, poetry by Martin Johns
  • Autumn, Zoom launch of Brother of the Bride, non-fiction by Joseph Kaifala about family relationships in Sierra Leone
  • Autumn, Zoom launch of I will fly Higher, a poetry collection by Afghan refugee, Parwana Amiri, currently living in Lesvos, Greece.
Details of these and other launches will appear here as soon as the dates are confirmed.

Previous Online Meetings

  • Our online launch of Possibly a Pomegranate - poetry celebrating Womankind by Alwyn Marriage was on Saturday 11th March 2022. A video of the launch will be available soon on YouTube.
    Click on this link to order Possibly a Pomegranate from our website.

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  • Our face-to-face launch of Federal Gods - poetry by Clare Saponia on the EU response to refugees in 2015 Berlin was on Thursday 26th May 2022. A video will be available soon on YouTube.
    Click on this link to order Federal Gods from our website.

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  • Our online launch of Unfurling - poetry on Nature and Existence by Alison Lock was on Sunday 6th March 2022. A video of Alison reading some of the poems is on YouTube.
    Click on this link to order Unfurling from our website.

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  • Our online launch of The Utopians of Tahrir Square - poems of witness and protest by young Iraqis, translated by Dr. Anba Jawi and Catherine Temma Davidson, was on Thursday 27th January 2022. A video of the event will shortly be available on YouTube.
    Click on this link to order The Utopians of Tahrir Square from our website.

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  • Our online launch of Butterfly of the Night - by Kurdish author, Haydar Karatas, translated into English by Caroline Stockford from the original Turkish manuscript Gece Kelebegi, a true and utterly heartbreaking family history written through the eyes of Haydar's mother, was on Friday 1st October 2021. A video of the event is available on YouTube.
    Click on this link to order Butterfly of the Night from our website.

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  • Our online launch of Secret Love Letters - Poland 1982 - a prose and poetry memoir by Anna Maria and Tomasz Mickiewicz about their love story during Martial Law in Poland - was on Thursday 22nd July 2021. A video of the event is available on YouTube.
    Click on this link to order Secret Love Letters - Poland 1982 from our website.

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  • Our online launch of Balancing the Elements - a poetry collection from Helen Boyles that explores movements in Nature and how humans relate to them - was on Thursday 10th June 2021. A video of the event is available on YouTube.
    Click on this link to order Balancing the Elements from our website.

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  • Our online launch of From Glasgow to Damascus - David Forrest's short stories and poems inspired by the stories of Syrians living in Glasgow - was on Wednesday 26th May 2021. A video of the event is available on YouTube.
    Click on this link to order From Glasgow to Damascus from our website.

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  • Our online launch of Fur Beneath the Skin - Christie Dickason's diversity-themed historical novel for Young Adults, with extracts read by well-known actress, Buffy Davis, was on Thursday 6th May 2021. A video of the event is available on YouTube.
    Click on this link to order Fur Beneath the Skin from our website.

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  • Our online launch of Gaia Warnings - Philip Burton's fourth poetry collection about Nature, Global Warming and Species Extinction -
    was on Thursday 8th April 2021. A video of the event is available on YouTube.
    Click on this link to order Gaia Warnings from our website.

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  • Our online launch of Grave Seas - Hussam Eddin Baramo's second poetry collection about the Syrian War, refugees, migration and the immigration process -
    was on Thursday 18th March 2021. A video of the event is available on YouTube.
    Click on this link to order Grave Seas from our website.

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  • Our online launch of The Lock-Picker - Sue Proffitt's remarkable second poetry collection about living alongside her mother who was suffering from dementia -
    was on Friday 26th February 2021. A video of the event is available on YouTube.
    Click on this link to order The Lock-Picker from our website.

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  • Our online launch of Resistance - Voices of Exiled Writers - the anthology celebrating 20 years of Exiled Writers Ink meetings and support for Human Rights -
    was on Thursday 17th December 2020. A video of the event is available on YouTube.
    Click on this link to order Resistance - Voices of Exiled Writers from our website.

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  • Our online launch of Can You Hear The People Sing? - the Palewell Press anthology focusing on Covid-19 -
    with readings by Yan Li, Rachel Sambrooks, Nasrin Parvaz, David Punter, Kate B Hall, Taffi Nyawanza, Helen Boyles and Shanta Acharya,
    was on Monday 30th November 2020.
    Click on this link to order Can You Hear The People Sing? from our website.

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  • The online launch of two significant feminist collections: Harpy, poetry and prose with mythological roots by Rachel Sambrooks, and Useless Now but Beautiful Still, psychological short stories by Rocio Rodriguez-Inniss, was on August 20th 2020. A video of the event is available on YouTube.
    Click on these links to order Harpy by Rachel, and Useless Now but Beautiful Still by Rocio.

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  • The online poetry launch of two major books of environmental poetry: Vanishings by Rebecca Gethin and Elemental by Michael Tanner
    was on Thursday 30th July. A video of the event is available on YouTube.
    Click on these links to order Vanishings by Rebecca, and Elemental by Michael.

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  • Our online poetry launch of At the Storm's Edge by Frank McMahon, Those Other Fields by David Punter, and Afternoon Music by Tom Harding
    was on the 28th May 2020. You can listen to an audio recording on SoundCloud.

    Click on these links to order At the Storm's Edge by Frank, Those Other Fields by David, and Afternoon Music by Tom.

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