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Fortune makes LoveReading, Republic of Consciousness #BookOfTheMonth lists

Amanda Smyth's latest novel Fortune has been selected for Book of the Month lists by both LoveReading and the Republic of Consciousness.

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Call for Submissions — Magma 82, Obsidian

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Buy Comrade Sak with 25% off via Inside Croydon

Readers of Inside Croydon are currently eligible for a 25% discount on Marc Wadsworth's memoir of Indian Communist Shapurji Saklatvala, Comrade Sak.

Visit Inside Croydon for more information.

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Peepal Tree Press joins Indies x Indies scheme to support bookshops

Indies x Indies is a campaign led by independent poetry publishers to support independent bookshops. Launching to coincide with Independent Bookshop Week the campaign will provide a specially curated list of top poetry titles at a special discount, along with an exciting local and online events programme and poetry themed POS and social media support available from publishers and poets to participating shops.

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Stand Up to Racism urges MP to return Drax Hall Estate to Barbadians

Image: Drax Windmill & Drax Hall, Barbados, West Indies, Unknown author, public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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Booker, Dawes & Kinsella in dialogue with Poynting at Ledbury Poetry Festival 2021

THE POET IN THE ATTIC AND THE POET IN THE WORLD: Malika Booker, Kwame Dawes & John Kinsella in dialogue with Jeremy Poynting

8pm – 9pm, Zoom, £5, Tickets here

Part of the Ledbury Poetry Festival 2021.

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The Shape of That Hurt available for pre-order

The Shape of That Hurt is now available for pre-order.

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Windrush Day 2021: Author Anthony Joseph reads from his novel Kitch

Windrush Day 2021: Author Anthony Joseph reads from his novel Kitch
Tue, 22 June 2021
19:00 – 20:00 BST
Online event
Book online

Award-winning poet, novelist, academic & musician Anthony Joseph reads from his fictional biography of Calypso Icon Lord Kitchener.

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Join us for the launch of Fortune by Amanda Smyth

Save the date: Wednesday 21 July 2021, 7pm BST. 
Where: TBC

We will be launching Fortune by Amanda Smyth with our friends at Renaissance One. Amanda will be in conversation with Managing Editor Jeremy Poynting, with special guests reading alongside the author.

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Jeremy Poynting among guest editors for Tank Magazine: Summer Reader 2021

Find coherence in a chaotic world – or at least a cheat-sheet of literary anecdotes for lustreless post-lockdown chatter – with this summer’s best reads, as chosen by Tank's panel of guest editors: Barbara Epler (New Directions), Jeremy Poynting (Peepal Tree Press), Alexis Zavialoff and Maia Asshaq (Motto). Elsewhere in the issue, Lisa Appignanesi writes on the singular brilliance of Dubravka Ugrešić, Christabel Stewart considers Niki de Saint Phalle’s AIDS activism and Alexandra Kleeman discusses apocalyptic fiction and her upcoming novel Something New Under the Sun.

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