Bookshops and Publishers

  • Anvil Press Poetry
    "A specialist publisher of both contemporary English-language poets and poets in translation."
  • Arc Publications
    "Specialises in the publication of contemporary poetry from new and established writers in the UK and abroad, with special emphasis on the work of Commonwealth poets writing in English, and the work of overseas poets in translation."
  • Bloodaxe
    "Poetry with an edge."
  • Carcanet
    "Carcanet came to birth in 1970 as an inventive, quixotic and resourceful house, chronically impecunious. It publishes English-language writers from around the world, an ambitious translation list, and has launched the careers of some outstanding younger writers."
  • Chapman
    "Chapman publishes the best in Scottish writing - new work by well-known Scottish writers in the context of lucid critical discussion."
  • Enitharmon
    Enitharmon was founded in 1967 and soon established itself as one of Britain's most enterprising independent literary presses.  It is one of the few British publishers to commission collaborations between distinguished artists and writers, and has earned a reputation for its fine quality special editions which bring together word and image.
  • Faber and Faber Ltd.
  • Flambard Press
    "A small, independent press offering opportunities to new and neglected writers, especially in the North of England"
  • Inpress Books: "At Inpress, you can buy directly from our member presses who are all small, independent publishers. Within the UK titles are supplied free of postage and packing charges."
  • Penguin
  • Peterloo Poets
  • Random House
    Poetry imprints include Jonathon Cape and Chatto & Windus.
  • Salmon Publishing
    "Salmon has become one of the most important publishers in the Irish literary world. By specialising in the promotion of new poets, Salmon has enriched Irish literary publishing and now has the most representative list of women poets in Ireland."
  • Seren
    "Seren, based in Bridgend, will be celebrating its 20th Anniversary of publishing in 2001. With over fifty poets on our list, we take pride in the fact that we publish the finest writers living and working in Wales." 
  • Shearsman
    "Shearsman is a publisher of contemporary poetry in mostly late-modernist styles, now based in Exeter, England, and active since 1981."
  • Stride Publications
    "Stride books inhabit the divide between the avant-garde and the traditional, the secular and the sacred, the mysterious and the everyday, the modern and the postmodern."