On the 19th of August 2017, the Edge Hill University Press team travelled to Edinburgh International Book Festival for the launch of our newest publication: Atlantic Drift: An Anthology of Poetry and Poetics.

From the left: Brendan Quinn, Jennie Byrne, Jessica Tillings, Robert Sheppard, James Byrne, Rob Edge and Bill Bulloch.

With special readings from Sophie Collins, Andrea Brady and Sean Bonney, three of the poets featured in the anthology.

Below we have exclusive footage from the Atlantic Drift launch event to watch here on our website as well as Edge Hill University’s official YouTube page.

The video below contains snippets of interviews from the Editors of the anthology, Dr James Byrne and Professor Robert Sheppard. Two poet’s featured within the anthology Sophie Collins and Andrea Brady, as well as insight from the EHU Press interns themselves. Footage shows interviews from three of our six interns: Brendan Quinn, Jessica Tillings and Jennie Byrne.

To hear from English and Creative Writing students about their experience at Edinburgh International Book Festival, click the link below:

To purchase a copy of Atlantic Drift (currently on special offer), follow the link to Arc Publications’ website: https://www.arcpublications.co.uk/books/james-byrne-atlantic-drift-an-anthology-of-poetry-and-poetics-567: