Our Publications (11)

We regularly publish booklets, as ebooks and as hard copy. You can download/order your copies here.

The Things Our Hands Once Stood For
Thursday, 08 March 2018 16:40

The Things Our Hands Once Stood For

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The Things Our Hands Once Stood For - by Martin Hayes £6 (plus £1.50 p&p). ISBN 978-1-907464-32-4. Culture Matters, an imprint of Manifesto Press, has published an oustanding new collection of poetry by Martin Hayes. Martin Hayes is the only British poet who writes consistently and seriously about work, and about the…
'It is communists who think like Christians': free ebooks on Marxism and religion
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Monday, 19 February 2018 22:26

'It is communists who think like Christians': free ebooks on Marxism and religion

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Culture Matters has embarked on a bold new series of essays by the theologian and writer Professor Roland Boer, on Marxism and religion. They will explore the potential for religion to offer both reactionary and revolutionary political meanings, in all their complexity. Our aim with the topic of religious and…
The Mouse and the Milk
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Tuesday, 05 December 2017 10:51

The Mouse and the Milk

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The Mouse and the Milk – by Mike Quille, with illustrations by John Gordon £8.00 (plus £1.50 p&p). ISBN978-1-907464-29-4 Culture Matters, an imprint of Manifesto Press, has published a new version of a classic folk-tale from Sardinia, The Mouse and the Milk. The story was written down in 1931 by…
Muses and Bruises
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Monday, 06 November 2017 16:10

Muses and Bruises

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Muses and Bruises - Poems by Fran Lock, Collages by Steev Burgess  £8 (plus £1.50 p&p) ISBN9781907464256. Culture Matters, an imprint of Manifesto Press, has published a new collection of poetry by Fran Lock. The poems are accompanied by collages by Steev Burgess. Fran lock is an activist, writer and…
Mike Jenkins
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 17:24

Bring the Rising Home!

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Bring the Rising Home! Poems by Mike Jenkins, with paintings by Gustavius Payne £9 (plus £1.50 p&p) ISBN 978-1-907464-22-5. Culture Matters has published a new collection of poetry by the Welsh socialist poet Mike Jenkins. The poems are accompanied by full colour paintings by Gustavius Payne. In May 1831, miners…
The Minister for Poetry Has Decreed
Thursday, 22 December 2016 13:58

The Minister for Poetry Has Decreed

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Poems by Kevin Higgins £5.99 (plus £1.50 p&p) 48 pp ISBN 978 19074641889 The Minister for Poetry Has Decreed is political poetry of the highest order, telling truth to power and poking fun at it at the same time, artistically deploying a profoundly moral sense of justice and truth to expose…
Slave Songs & Symphonies
Thursday, 22 December 2016 13:47

Slave Songs and Symphonies

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Poems by David BetteridgeDrawings by Bob Starrett £5.99 (plus £1.50 p&p) 48 pp ISBN 978 1907 464164   Slave Songs and Symphonies is an ambitious, beautifully crafted collection of poems, images and epigraphs. It's about human history, progressive art and music, campaigns for political freedom, social justice and peace. Above all it's about the…