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The Gatehouse Year – Andrew McDonnell 2015 will probably be the year where Gatehouse Press, under its current team, started to see our projects realised. Lighthouse has continued to go from strength to strength, and also grow in size. The journal has 96 pages (we started at 64) at the same cover price of £5. In the spring, readers voted for...

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Nominate Fool’s World to the Ted Hughes Award

Nominate Fool’s World to the Ted Hughes Award “The Ted Hughes award: it’s fantastic that an award exists like this that recognises poetry’s journeying across the art forms.” Jackie Kay, Judge Dear friends, we think Fool’s World is a unique poetry project that would fit with the Ted Hughes Awards remit for original approaches to poetry. If you are a member of the...

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Fool’s World – A Tarot | Helen Ivory & Tom de Freston

Fool’s World – A Tarot | Helen Ivory & Tom de Freston Fool’s world – Tom de Freston & Helen Ivory Gatehouse Press are thrilled to announce the publication of Fool’s World, a collaboration between poet Helen Ivory (Bloodaxe) and artist Tom de Freston (Breese Little Gallery). Their aim was to produce a deck of cards that simultaneously functioned as a tarot of the major arcana and...

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Blackmail – Anders Larson This essay is a follow up piece to the EU Referendum essay published in Lighthouse #10 The EU referendum is the single biggest threat to the postwar international order since the collapse of the Eastern Bloc. In the Lighthouse Literary Journal, I wrote about the nationalist routes of the referendum. Here, and in forthcoming articles...

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Riverine by Eleanor Rees – Lighthouse Poetry Pamphlet III

Riverine by Eleanor Rees – Lighthouse Poetry Pamphlet III Gatehouse press are pleased to announce the publication of Riverine by Eleanor Rees. In this evocative new pamphlet, poet Eleanor Rees taps into the flow that runs through everyday acts of being alive. “The Mersey’s high tide ebbs a mile from my house, trains stream behind the garden wall, beech leaves shift, geese fly, my...

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Gatehouse Press Publish Intae the Snaw by Thomas Clark

Gatehouse Press Publish Intae the Snaw by Thomas Clark Gatehouse Press are pleased to announce the publication of Intae the Snaw by Selkirk FC’s poet in residence, Thomas Clark. In this daring first pamphlet, translator and poet Thomas Clark takes us on a journey that explores the new linguistic neighbourhood of Scots in the 21st Century. In these imaginative re-workings of poetry from across...

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Preti Taneja reading at Heffers, Cambridge – Tuesday 13th

Preti Taneja reading at Heffers, Cambridge – Tuesday 13th Gatehouse author Preti Taneja will be reading from her novella Kumkum Malhotra at Heffers in Cambridge on Tuesday 13th October. The event starts at 18:30 and free tickets can be obtained here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/joint-book-launch-o-kumkum-malhotra-and-notes-on-sanskrit-tickets-17240372418?aff=efbnreg Look how we disappear: from a family, from a life, from a story. In a small house in Nizamudin, Kumkum Malhotra prepares...

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Gatehouse to Publish New Collection ‘A Season in Eden’ by Peter Daniels and Shed, a Pamphlet by Martin Figura Gatehouse Press are pleased to announce two new projects for publication in 2016. Peter Daniels is an award winning poet and translator who has published various books, including a full collection ‘Counting Eggs’ with Mulfran Press as well as a ‘rude ballad’ about Captain Edward Rigby with the artist Peter Forster. We will publish his second...

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New Fiction Prize 2015  – Open for Submission

New Fiction Prize 2015 – Open for Submission New Fictions Prize, 2015 CLOSING DATE: 10.10.15 Gatehouse Press is excited to announce the opening of submissions for the 2015 New Fiction series. With a word limit of between 10,000 and 13,000 words, the open submission process seeks to encourage new writers to explore the possibilities of length within the short fiction genre. The winning...

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Kumkum Malhotra: the London Launch

Kumkum Malhotra: the London Launch Gatehouse are pleased to announce that Preti Taneja is launching Kumkum Malhotra at Feminist Epic at Toynbee Studios on Commercial St, London Review of Books!

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