Italian Lessons, a new short story by Ian Seed, published by Like This Press in February 2017. 24pp hand-bound paperback with French folds February 2017 £6 + £1.50 postage TO BUY, please pay £7.50 to: paypal.me/likethispress Italian Lessons is the story of a young Englishman’s first weeks of living, working and falling in love in a… Continue reading Italian Lessons, a new short story by Ian Seed
Like This Press is delighted to announce a new anthology of short stories called Black Noise, edited by Abigail Brookes and Ayesha Kinley. Please send stories and any questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Robert Montgomery, installation at Bexhill-on-Sea, lit by recycled sunlight When Oxford University Press decided, in 1998, to sell off its poetry backlist, begun in the 1960s, and to close its doors to new collections of contemporary poetry, a vigil outside the press’s offices was called by the Poetry Society and the MSF trade union branch.… Continue reading Public Poetry
In 1953 Samuel Beckett had a small house built on the outskirts of the village Ussy-sur-Marne, some 30 miles from Paris. The house was deliberately simple, practical, austere: a sloping roof over two rooms which opened into each other, adjoined by a kitchen and a bathroom. In one of the rooms were two single beds;… Continue reading Behind Closed Doors: The Writer’s Room Series #1, Samuel Beckett
On 21 September Jennifer Copley will be launching her wonderful pamphlet, Vinegar and Brown Paper, at Natterjacks, Queen Street, Ulverston. Venue information is here. The event starts at 7.30pm.
Some books are inspirations. Some books I wish I could make myself. Some of the most wonderful books are both of these things. The Gorgeous Nothings was an exquisite book: weighty but minimalist, a sense of whiteness running through it in keeping with the ephemeral nature of Dickinson's writing on envelopes: scratchy, quick, unsent. I sometimes wonder… Continue reading Emily Dickinson’s Envelope Poems