Scenes from the Revolution Podcast!

“As they launch their book, Scenes from the Revolution: Making Political Theatre 1968-2018, Kim and Billy discuss the history, legacy and continuing relevance of political theatre in the 21st century.” Listen below to a podcast featuring Kim Wilshire and Billy Cowan, talking political theatre! Alternatively, listen here:

Atlantic Drift Launch Event at London Review Bookshop

On the 5th February 2018, the Edge Hill University Press team travelled to London Review Bookshop for the launch of our most recent publication Atlantic Drift: An Anthology of Poetry and Poetics. With special readings from Sophie Collins, Andrea Brady and John James, three of the poets featured in the anthology. And introductions given by […]

D. S. Marriott

D. S. Marriott is a poet, critic and teacher born in Nottingham in 1963. He was educated at the University of Sussex, where he also received his PhD in literature. He currently lives in California and teaches at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Marriott has published a number of collections of poetry, as well […]

Nathaniel Mackey

Nathaniel Mackey is a poet and novelist born in 1947 Miami, Florida. He got his BA from Princeton University and later received a PhD from Stanford University. Mackey is the author of six books of poetry, the most recent of which is Blue Fasa (New Directions, 2015), and an ongoing prose work, From a Broken […]

Erín Moure

Erín Moure is a poet, translator and essayist born in 1955 in Calgary, Canada. She currently lives in Montreal, Canada. In 1975 Moure spent a year at the University of British Columbia studying philosophy, before she began working at Via Rail Canada where she continued to write poetry and learnt to speak French. It was […]

John Wilkinson

John Wilkinson is an English poet born in London, 1953. He spent a year in Harvard working on the poetry of John Wieners, before he trained as a psychiatric nurse. In 2003 Wilkinson was attached to the Centre for the Study of Issues in Public Mental Health in New York, as a Fulbright Scholar. He is […]

Allen Fisher

Allen Fisher is a poet, painter, editor, teacher and performer from London. He currently resides in Hereford. Fisher began writing poetry in 1962, and has since published over 150 chapbooks, poetry collections, graphics and art documentation. His most recent publication is Imperfect Fit (University Alabama Press, 2016) focusing on the patterns of connectedness in contemporary […]

Lyn Hejinian

Lyn Hejinian was born in the San Francisco bay Area in 1941. Her work has taken the form of poetry, essays, and translations. Hejinian has published many collections of poetry and her most recent publication is The Unfollowing, published by Omnidawn in 2016. She is the recipient of a Writing Fellowship from the California Arts […]

Jerome Rothenberg

Jerome Rothenberg was born in New York City to Jewish/Polish immigrant parents and currently lives in San Diego, California. Rothenberg is the author of more than seventy books and pamphlets of poetry, most notably: Poland/1931 (New Directions Publishing, 1974) and Eye of Witness (Black Widow Press, 2013), which encompasses over 50 years of his writing, […]

Rosmarie Waldrop

Rosmarie Waldrop was born in Bavaria in 1935. She studied at the University of Würzburg, where she met her husband Keith Waldrop and later moved to the US. Along with her husband, Waldrop ran the Burning Deck Press, publishing poetry, fiction, and translated works. Waldrop’s work often examines her difficult childhood and the conditions she […]