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February 1st, 2013 § 0 comments

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The Night My Sister Went to Hollywood, a debut poetry collection by Hilda Sheehan, is due to be published in March 2013. Available now to pre-order. Click here to read more.

We are pleased to announce two new poetry collections: Notes from a Bright Field by Rose Cook, and Sounds of the Real World by Gordon Meade. Both are due to be published later in 2013. We shall also be publishing our first ‘Culture’ title, a book on the Medway music scene By Stephe Morris.

February and March will be brightened by several events featuring Cultured Llama authors. There are book launches of Unauthorised Person by Philip Kane (Rochester 21 Feb) and The Strangest Thankyou by Richard Thomas (Totnes 5 Feb, Plymouth 9 Feb), an evening  of ‘Lurve’ on Valentine’s Day with Maggie Harris, and an event, on 16 March, where authors from the anthology Unexplored Territory will be reading at a bookshop with beer in Broadstairs (very popular with our authors, that one). Most of these events have live music and an open mic for poets. Read more about these events by clicking here.

Reviews and comments on some of our books are always welcome:

‘You have some great voices in that book. … it’s clear you’ve created something really special and valuable with Cultured Llama. ‘  Martina Evans, author of Petrol, on our anthology Unexplored Territory.

A review of Canterbury Tales on a Cockcrow Morning by Maggie Harris appears on Ink, Sweat and Tears (review by Fiona Sinclair), as does a poem by Bethany W.Pope, author of A Radiance. Read them by clicking here.

Maria C. McCarthy’s poetry collection strange fruits is reviewed in Writing in Education, Issue 58, by Paul Wright, who says: ‘ it should be read by anyone who has an interest in writing and the power of language.’ All profits from the sale of this book go to Macmillan Cancer Support. £750 has been raised so far.

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