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Anchor Books (Poetry - an imprint of the Forward Press Group) Anchor Books, Remus House, Coltsfoot Drive, Woodston, Peterborough PE2 9JX . Tel: 01733 898102. Fax: 01733 313524. Email: Website:

Angelic Dynamo The magazine is composed of poems submitted, but there is a twist: the submitted poems are shortlisted by the editor if necessary, and then displayed on the website. Here, the reading public vote on the best poems for the month, and the winning poems are published in the magazine. Website:

Anvil Press Poetry Ltd Unsolicited book-length collections of poems are welcome from writers whose work has appeared in poetry magazines. Anvil has had great success in building the reputation of younger poets. Editorial Director: Peter Jay, Neptune House, 70 Royal Hill, London SE10 8RF. Tel: 0208 469 3033. Fax: 0208 469 3363 Email: Website:

Arc Publications Specialises in the publication of contemporary poetry from new and established writers both in the UK and abroad. Runs the annual Arc Short Story Competition and publishes an anthology of winning entries. Authors submitting material should ensure that it is compatible with the current list and should enclose s.a.e. if they wish mss to be returned. Editor: Tony Ward, Nanholme Mill, Shaw Wood Road, Todmorden, Lancashire OL14 6DA. Tel: 01706 812338. Fax: 01706 818948. Email: Website:

Aural Images (Poetry, philosophy) Alan White, 5 Hamilton Street, Astley Bridge, Bolton, Lanes BL1 6RT

Beyond the Cloister Publications (Individual poets, theme titles and anthologies) Hugh Hellicar, Flat 1, 14 Lewes Crescent, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 1FH. Tel: 01273 676019

'blackheath books' Will consider any genre although they focus on 'beat' poetry. Your work should be irreverent and challenging yet reflect the commonality of existence. Ideally your work should be unpublished. Think ordinary, think amateur, think irreverent, think blackheath books! Email: for further information. Website:

Blackwater Press PO Box 5115, Leicester LE2 8ZD. Tel: 0116 2238703

Bloodaxe Books Ltd Unsolicited poetry mss welcome; send a sample of no more than 10 poems, 'but it you don't read contemporary poetry, don't bother'. Authors of other material should write in the first instance. Editorial Director Neil Astley, Highgreen, Tarset, Northumberland NE48 1RP. Tel: 01434 240500 Fax 01434 240505 Email: Website:

Bogle-L'Ouverture Press Ltd (Promoting an independent voice of the experiences of black people) Jessica Huntley, 141 Coldershaw Road, Ealing, London W13. Tel: 020 8579 4920. Fax: 020 8579 4920

Carcanet Press Ltd 4th Floor, Alliance House, Cross Street, Manchester M2 7AP. Tel: 0161 834 8730. Fax: 0161 832 0084. Email: Managing Director/Editorial Director Michael Schmidt. Poetry submissions: 6-10 poems with covering letter and return postage

The Celtic Cross Press (Private press, publishing signed and numbered limited editions) Rosemary & Nigel Roberts, Ovins Well House, Low Street, Lastingham, York Y06 6TJ. Tel: 01751 417298. Fax: 01751 417739. Email:

Cherrybite Publications (Poetry) 45 Burton Road, Little Neston, South Wirral L644AE

Dagger Press (32-page pamphlets) Brian Morse, 70 Dagger Lane, West Bromwich, West Midlands B71 4BS. Tel: 0121 553 2029

Day Dream Press Kevin Bailey, 39 Exmouth Street, Swindon, Wilts SN1 3PU. Tel: 01793 523927

Dionysia Press Ltd Denise Smith, 20a Montgomery Street, Edinburgh EH7 5JS. Tel: 0131 478 0927 Fax 0131 478 2572

Enitharmon Press An independent company with an enterprising editorial policy, Enitharmon has established itself as one of Britain's leading poetry presses. Patron of 'the new and the neglected', Enitharmon prides itself on the success of its collaborations between writers and artists. Publishes poetry, literary criticism, fiction, art and photography. No unsolicited mss. Enitharmon Press 26B Caversham Rd. London NW5 2DU. Tel: 020 7482 5967. Fax: 020 7284 1787 Email: Website:

Flambard Press (Concentrates on poetry but also publishes fiction, especially crime and mystery) Peter Elfed Lewis, Stable Cottage, East Fourstones, Hexham, Northumberland NE47 5DY. Terl: 01434 674360. Fax: 01434 674178 Email:

Flarestack Publishing (Considers first collections for A5 stapled pamphlet publication) Charles Johnson, 41 Buckley's Green, Alvechurch, Birmingham B48 7NG. Tel: 0121 445 2110. Email:

The Frogmore Press (Poetry by new/established writers) Jeremy Page, 18 Nevill Road, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1PF. Website:

Fur-Lined Ghettos is a new magazine aiming to publish poetry, prose, and the occasional short story. Always after good writing regardless of genre. Details on website.

Greylag Press 7 Moreton Way, Kingsthorpe, Northampton NN2 8PD

Hard Pressed Poetry (Post-modernist poetry and prose) Billy Mills, 37 Grosvenor Court, Templeville Road, Templeogue, Dublin 6 W, Eire

Hilton House (Publishers) Michael K. Moore, Hilton House, 39 Long John Hill, Norwich NR1 2JP. Tel/Fax 01603 449845

Hippopotamus Press (First collections of verse from those with a track record in the magazine) Roland John, 22 Whitewell Road, Frome, Somerset BA11 4EL. Tel: 01373 466653. Fax: 01373 466653

Ihsan Communication (Poetry, short stories, social commentaries with emphasis on race, culture & youth) PO Box 550, Bradford, W. Yorks BD10 OYF

K. T. Publications (Kite Books) (Poetry) Kevin Troop, 16 Fane Close, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 1HG. Tel: 01780 754193

Katabasis Down-to-earth and utopian poetry and prose from home and abroad - English and Latin American. Dinah Livingstone, 10 St Martin's Close, London NW1 OHR. Tel:020 7485 3830. Fax: 020 7485 3830. Website:

Kernow Press (Limited small collections from poets) Bill Headon, Bude Haven, 18 Frankfield Rise, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 5LF

Lapwing Publications (Small first collections in pamphlet form) Dennis & Rene Creig, 1 Ballysillan Drive, Belfast BT14 8HQ. Tel: 01232 391240. Fax: 01232 391240. Email: Website:

Lateral Moves Press (Poetry) Ann White, 5 Hamilton Street, Astley Bridge, Bolton, Lancs BL1 6RJ. Tel: 01204 596369

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