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A Pocketful of Windows

edited by Felix Hodcroft

‘Keep poetry in your pocket; to keep you.’

A Pocketful of Windows is a book of small size – with a small price – but big ambitions.

Poet, novelist and lifelong poetry lover Felix Hodcroft has scoured North and East Yorkshire (and the Valley Press backlist) to find sixty-six poems to fill Pocketful's sixty-six pages; powerful, original and accessible work from thirty-six different poets.

The featured writers – aged from 16 to 92 – include some national names, and others who may be unknown even in their own towns. Carefully selected and arranged, their poems are windows into the lives and souls of others; poems that wring colour from the everyday and cut to the core. This is an utterly unique anthology, one that belongs in the pockets of poetry lovers everywhere; a book that can be yours for (roughly) the price of a single coffee.

With poems by: Adam Hughes-Buchanan, Andrew Brown, Barrie Hardwick, Catharine Boddy, Chris Woodland, Daniel Gustafsson, Diane Lee, Ele Lawlor, Felix Hodcroft, Helen Barter, Helen Burke, Helen Prince, James Nash, Jane Sudworth, Jeanette Hambidge, Jo Reed, John Wedgwood Clarke, Joyce Bell, Kate Evans, Lesley Ince, Maurice Rutherford, Mike Di Placido, Miles Salter, Nigel Gerrans, Norah Hanson, Olivia Walker, Patrick Lodge, Paul Hughes, Philippa Blakey, Rachel Glass, Rob Dixon-Carter, Rosie Larner, Stuart Larner, Sue Wilsea, Sue Wilson, Tony Howson

GENERAL INFORMATION

Edition: Paperback

Date Published: 2014-11-21

ISBN: 9781908853400

Catalogue Number: VP0062

Number of Pages: 66


Cover design by Jamie McGarry

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