Chapbooks

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Deep River Apartments
  £6 + postage

Deep River Apartments

Poems inspired by David Lynch's Blue Velvet


Featuring Elaine Borthwick, Jennie Cole, Kirsten Irving, Shann Palmer, Sam Rasnake, Angela Readman, JL Thompson and Dionisio Velasco [Bios]



View film poems from the chapbook

Published February 2012 (June launch)
15cm x 21.5cm
Electric Blue paper 150gsm acid-free cover
White paper 80gsm interior
Translucent paper 120gsm sleeve
Handtrimmed & saddlestitched with blue staples
20 pages, cover & sleeve


We Don't Stop
          Here
  £5.50 + postage

We Don't Stop Here

Poems inspired by David Lynch's Mulholland Drive

Featuring Emilie Zoey Baker, Juliet Cook, Karen Head, Esther Johnson, Collin Kelley and Daniel Lloyd. [Bios]

Audio poems:
Karen Head ¦ Collin Kelley ¦ Daniel Lloyd

Published March 2008
14cm x 14cm
Metallic blue with silver shimmer 250gsm cover
Natural White Conservation Wove 100gsm 100% recycled paper interior
Hand-trimmed & saddlestitched
20 pages + cover

Australian readers:
We Don't Stop Here is available from Readings (Carlton branch) and Collected Works in Melbourne, and the Hobart Bookshop in Hobart.

A Slice of Cherry
          Pie
 £5.50 + postage

A Slice of Cherry Pie

Poems inspired by David Lynch's Twin Peaks

Featuring Emilie Zoey Baker, Jilly Dybka, Collin Kelley, elena knox, Jared Leising, Daniel Lloyd, Siobhan Logan, Eileen Tabios, Maureen Thorson, Andrew J Wilson and Maike Zock. [Bios]

Selected for Oxford University's British Poetry & Ekphrasis summer course, 2008 and 2013

Audio poems: Andrew J Wilson ¦ Maureen Thorson ¦ Jared Leising ¦ Daniel Lloyd ¦ Collin Kelley

Published September 2006
13cm x 21cm
Mocha 150gsm acid-free cover
Ivory 80gsm 100% recycled paper interior
Hand-trimmed & saddlestitched
20 pages + cover

Australian readers:
A Slice of Cherry Pie is available from Brunswick Street Bookstore and Collected Works in Melbourne and the Hobart Bookshop in Hobart.


Thanks to elena knox for permission to feature her artwork on The Private Press site.



what's wrong

Currently out of print
  £25.00 + postage

what's wrong

One year • Everdearest Ann • Rituals • Something for you • Nothing more to say • what's wrong • Last night • limbo • The Ballad of Ann and Bill • as I stand

"...gave me chills the first time I read it"
Maureen Thorson, author of Novelty Act

"Dark, lyrical and lush."
Suzanne Frischkorn, author of Red Paper Flower

Cover image: 'Looking Away' by poet and artist Christine Hamm

Read Ernesto Priego's response.

Published by 2004; 3rd printing
White 160gsm cover
White 80gsm interior
Hand-trimmed & saddlestitched
12 pages & cover

Limited availability from the Hobart Bookshop and Collected Works in Australia, and The Toadstool Bookshop in the USA. Previously available in Anthology Books in Ireland.



catalogue
  £5.00 + postage

catalogue: life as tableware

catalogue: life as tableware • Crow • teacups and rainwater • haiku • Girl Meets Boy • Sport • Sweet • nucleus

"...like Meret Oppenheim's Fur-Lined Teacup... it lends a mystery to the daily, makes something new out of it..."
Lucy Dougan, author of Memory Shell

"a jeweller's gift with words"
Natalie d'Arbellof, author of Augustine's True Confession

Published 2004; 2nd printing

Special lithographic process for cover image
Pale grey 160gsm cover
Pale cream 80gsm interior
Seven poems, six haiku
Hand-trimmed & saddlestitched, 12 pages & cover

Available from the Hobart Bookshop, Brunswick Street Bookstore and Collected Works in Australia.