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Carcanet Press is our most courageous publisher. When you look at what they have brought out since their beginnings, it makes so many other houses seem timid or merely predictable.
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Forward Prizes Shortlists Announced
We're over the moon at this year's Forward Prizes shortlists, because Carcanet or PN Review appears in each category! read more
Robert Minhinnick Shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year
We're absolutely delighted to announce that Robert Minhinnick 's Diary of the Last Man has been shortlisted in the Wales Book of the Year Awards 2018 for the The Roland Mathias Poetry Award! read more
Evelyn Schlag To Be Awarded Hay Festival Medal for Poetry 2018
Margaret Atwood, Evelyn Schlag and Jackie Morris have beennamed the recipients of this year’s Hay Festival Medals. read more
Sinead Morrissey reads from T S Eliot Prize-winning Parallax at the Royal Festival HallListen
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Who turned the page? When I went outTaken from 'A Field of Large Desires'...
Last night, his Life was left wide-open,
Half-way through, in lamplight on my desk:
The Middle Years.
Now look at him. Who turned the page?
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