Herrings – BDP’s first book of poetry

 

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Blue Door Press is pleased to announce the publication of HERRINGS, our first poetry volume,  published in collaboration with Poetry In Aldeburgh.

HERRINGS is an anthology of poems reflecting the gathering of poets at the first Poetry in Aldeburgh festival in November, 2016. Daphne Warburg Astor and Andrew Hewish have edited and designed  HERRINGS in celebration of the poetry community far and wide.

In this beautiful hard-backed volume you’ll find over 100 poems written by first time poets as well as internationally respected poets, including – Moniza Alvi, Mona Arshi, Maura Dooley, Ian Duhig, Matthew Hollis, Ruth Padel. Many take inspiration from Aldeburgh, the North Sea, East Anglia, the energy and warmth of the festival, friendship, family and more.

At the heart of the volume is collaboration, discovery and the generosity of the included poets because every penny from sales will be donated to Poetry in Aldeburgh to help create the festival for years to come.

HERRINGS will be launched at Poetry in Aldeburgh 2017 at the special festival price of £10.  from 6th November the retail price will be £12.

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