Our Publications

Our Publications (19)

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Ruses and Fuses
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 13:36

Ruses and Fuses

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£8 (plus £1.50 p. and p.) ISBN 978-1-912710-09-6 Ruses and Fuses, by Fran Lock with collages by Steev Burgess, is the follow-up collection to Muses and Bruises. Fran Lock is one of the most prolific and outstanding poets out there today, fighting with her writing. Bristling with multi-bladed language and…
One of These Dead Places
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 13:24

One of These Dead Places

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£8 (plus £1.50 p. and p.) ISBN 978-1-912710-07-2 One of These Dead Places is a collection of poems and images by Jane Burn. One of the voices rarely heard in modern poetry is that of working-class women, in terms of both the impact of major historical events on their identity,…
Power Play
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Thursday, 25 October 2018 16:26

Power Play

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£8 plus £1.50 p. and p. ISBN: 978-1-912710-05-8 A new collection of poems by Mair De-Gare Pitt, with accompanying paintings by Jill Powell. From the very first poem this collection focuses on the human and, through its brilliant lyricism, elevates the experiences it describes into something like beauty. The collection…
Poetry on the Picket Line
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Saturday, 22 September 2018 08:48

Poetry on the Picket Line

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£5 plus £1.50 p. and p. Discounts available on bulk orders, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details. ISBN: 978-1-912710-02-7 Poetry on the Picket Line is an anthology of poetry by a group of activist poets. It sounds a bit unlikely, but it works. It’s a squad of writers prepared to…
arise!
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Tuesday, 26 June 2018 15:50

arise!

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£5 including p. and p. ISBN 978-1-912710-03-4 arise! is a new long poem by Paul Summers, which is both a celebration of the past, and an inspiration for the future. The pamphlet was commissioned by Culture Matters for the Durham Miners' Gala this year, and it is sponsored by the…
The Combination
Sunday, 27 May 2018 14:49

The Combination

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The Combination - A Poetic Coupling of the Communist Manifesto by Peter Raynard £6 (plus £1.50 p&p). ISBN 978-1-912710-04-1 Culture Matters is proud to publish a remarkable new long poem by Peter Raynard written to mark the 200th anniversary of Marx’s birth, and the 170th anniversary of the publication of…
A Third Colour
Thursday, 24 May 2018 07:25

A Third Colour

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A Third Colour - Poems by Alan Dunnett, Images by Alix Emery £8 (plus £1.50 p&p). ISBN 978-1-912710-00-3. Culture Matters has published an outstanding new collection of poetry by Alan Dunnett. ‘These are poems of the first importance by the least self-important of writers’ says Bernard O’Donoghue in his introduction.…
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 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 insanity of a society where…
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