The Brian Dempsey Memorial Poetry Competition anthology, POEMS TO KEEP, was released on July 3rd with a launch in Guildford. The book can be ordered from the Anthologies page here.
You can see videos of some of the contributors reading at the launch of the POEMS TO KEEP anthology on the COMPETITIONS page, here.
"Shall Have to Stop Now"
by Wanda Barford
Wanda Barford's pamphlet of charming, imaginative poems in which she imagines letters that her most admired musicians and writers might have composed - her 6th collection, it reflects the concerns of a long, cosmopolitan lifetime. More here
Available from 1st September 2017:
"Part of the Dark" by Scott Elder
A collection of haunting poems: 'You'll need a password,' says the author. 'It'll be your link to darkness, as such, a link to light'. We are on a journey with this fine collection," - Mandy Pannett.
Read more about Scott Elder on our Authors page.
Available from 1st September 2017
"Sprouts" by Alexandra Davis
Alexandra Davis was the winner of the Brian Dempsey prize in 2017 with Stag. which is published in this, her first pamphlet. Rebecca Goss writes of this collection, "... such tender detail... it left me feeling I had read something life-affirming. and hopeful." Read more about Alexandra on our Authors page.
About Dempsey & Windle
We are Janice and Dónall Dempsey.
We publish 5 or 6 pamphlets per year, plus an annual anthology and some full collections.
We read new manuscripts (pamphlets and collections)
February 1st - April 30th and August 1st - October 31st.
Our annual poetry competition, The Brian Dempsey Memorial Prize, is open from 1st February to 30th April.
We're connected with The 1000 Monkeys performance group.
All modes of poetry are considered.
and at www.facebook.com/the1000monkeys