Flapjack Press explores the synergy between the written and spoken word, publishes collections of poetry and occasional prose, runs workshops and live performance events in the northwest. Check out our unstable stable of poets for a vague idea of what we have to put up with: Dominic Berry - “Very inspiring” Benjamin Zephaniah, Poet & Activist Tony Curry - "This is our poetry, these are our poems" Tony Walsh AKA Longfella, Glastonbury Festival Poet in Residence 2011 J.Fergus Evans - "Statements from the provocative to the droll" Atlanta Creative Loafing Rosie Garland - “Hugely entertaining” Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate Dermot Glennon - “Like a picture by Escher, only funnier” Simon Rennie, Inn Verse Jackie Hagan - “Amazing. A force for poetry” Jo Bell, Director National Poetry Day Ben Mellor - “A pure undiluted talent” Lemn Sissay MBE Gerry Potter - “At the height of his powers” Jo Bell, Director National Poetry Day Helên Thomas - “Helên on top form” Jim Bennett, The Poetry Kit Working Verse - "Unique and refreshing" Joy France, Write Out Loud
What we do
Dominic Berry: The Dragon Who Hates Poetry (for younger readers); Wizard; Tomorrow, I Will Go Dancing; Lyric of Dragon Claw Keep Tony Curry: Tall Tales For Tall Men Who Fall Well Short; The Noble Savage J.Fergus Evans: On Euclid Ave Rosie Garland: Things I Did While I Was Dead Dermot Glennon: Anthems and Album Tracks; Occam's Blunt Instrument (w/Paul Neads) Gerry Potter: Fifty; The Men Pomes; Planet Middle Age; Planet Young Ben Mellor: Light Made Solid Jackie Hagan: The Wisdom of the Jumble Sale Helên Thomas: We Are Poets! (for younger readers) Working Verse Collective: The Prequel to the Sequel
All poems are copyright of the originating author. Permission must be obtained before using or performing others' poems.
Flapjack Press's Spring Sale! (09/04/2012)
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