Our final pamphlet for 2020, published in December, is by the multi talented Wolfy O'Hare. When not writing poetry you can hear him every Thursday at 10am on Hull Kingston Radio.
FAINT conveys its cargo of emotive memories wrapped up in evocative imagery and precisely calculated arrangements of words
FAINT by Lucy Dixcart will be published on 15th November.
THE COCONUT GIRL by Sunita Thind is a collection of poems written from the Indian, female point of view with an insight into Punjabi culture.
Sara Read will be holding an online talk on Sunday 22nd November, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm. This event is ticket only so be sure to book yours here.
Novelist and academic Dr Sara Read will describe women’s experiences of childbirth in the 1600s. We will find out what objects would be brought into the birthing chamber and how the midwife would use them. Who was in the room with the labouring woman and her midwife? Why would a midwife send out to the butcher for a still warm hare skin? We’ll find out at this fascinating talk.
Sara will then explain about how her research into childbirth in the 1600s fed into her novel The Gossips’ Choice and helped to inform the character of its fictional midwife Lucie Smith
In MEDUSA'S CHILDREN, Keith Antar Mason recounts his experience from performing in the alleys of LA to getting on stage at the ICA in London with The Hittite Empire Performance Art Collective, an all-Black Intergenerational Men’s Cultural Elite.
SUBTERRANEAN by Harry Gallagher explores the historic and ongoing exploitation of the earth for minerals, and the impact on both the environment and the people who work at the sharp end of the industry.
In MORE. Shannon Greenstein asks deep questions and the answers come back with radical honesty. MORE. is an exploration of the world though the lens of mental illness.
Keith Antar Mason is the Artistic Director of The Hittite Empire Performance Art Collective an all Black Intergenerational Men Cultural Elite. His pamphlet MEDUSA'S CHILDREN will be published in October 2020.
The new Wild Pressed Books 2020 Catalogue is now available to download