coming soon:

“Our stable of authors is art-oriented with a focus on poetry from women and black poets”


Our first open call for poetry chapbooks closed on June 7th 2020. We received nearly 250 submissions from around the world! These poetry chapbooks are now on sale and you can read updates on our poets in 'news' tab



Our first anthology SMEOP - a fascinating and wide-ranging collection of the work of more than 30 poets from around the world maps what 'urban' means and may mean.


Expected publication date: November 2021.

SMEOP is available for discounted pre-buy in our store.







Our second call for poetry chapbooks is now closed. Thank you to all who submitted. We are now busy reading your work and expect to announce our chosen poets by the end of June 2021.


Any updates will be posted here - so please do not contact us before this date!

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