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Albion Sheaf. Simon Pettet. Paperback ISBN 978-1-869848-13-2, 30pp. Limited edition. Sold out.
Seventeen poems from Hearth and As a Bee, published by Talisman House, P.O. Box 102, Northfield, MA, USA; and one new poem.

Legendary New York School poet Simon Pettet is giving readings in England in March 2017. Specifically:

Monday 6 March, 4 p.m., ARTS A155, University of Sussex
Tuesday 7 March, 5 p.m., Art Exchange, the University of Essex Art Gallery, Colchester
Wednesday 8 March, 6.30 p.m., The Wivenhoe Bookshop, 23 High St, Wivenhoe CO7 9BE
Thursday 9 March, 1.30 - 2.30 p.m., The Writers' Room, G08 Millburn House, University of Warwick.

“...contemporary American and British poetry’s most meticulous craftsperson. We dig the purity, dogged love, and artistic devotion of this rare personage.”
    – Alice Notley.
Interested in History as well as Poetry? See this publisher's other imprint, Campanula Books