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and Campanula Books

Poetry in books - to read and feel
and now to see and hear on the Mica Press YouTube channel

At the London Book Fair 2022, Vaughan Pilikian, Michael Vince and John Greening read poems from their Mica Press books in the Poets' Corner Event Space, on Tuesday 5 April.

Trade orders to Mica Press, Gardners or email Lightning Source. Personal orders: to Mica Press, to any good independent bookshop or to Amazon.

To contact Mica Press: use the email form


email: books[@]micapress.co.uk (removing square brackets from email address)


write to: Mica Press, c/o Leslie Bell, 47 Belle Vue Road, Wivenhoe, Colchester, Essex CO7 9LD, U.K.

(If you are ordering books direct and do not wish to use the Paypal buttons on each book's web page, please make a cheque out to 'Leslie Bell' for the price of the book - postage is free. Trade customers please inquire for discounts.)

Submissions Guidelines:

A submissions window is OPEN from 1 March to 31 May 2022 to anyone who buys or has bought a copy of any book or pamphlet from Mica Press (and can show proof of purchase if it was not bought via this website).

Submissions may be of a whole collection of poems or a sample, at the writer's discretion.

Submissions may be sent by email or post. Submissions by post must be accompanied by a stamped addressed envelope if the sender wants the manuscripts returned.

Manuscripts that are not accepted for publication will get a standard rejection email or letter UNLESS feedback is specifically asked for. In other words, feedback is free but will not be given unsolicited.

Manuscripts of mixed prose and poetry will no longer be accepted. Prose works (fiction or non-fiction) should be emailed to Campanula Books


Interested in history and autobiography? See this publisher's other imprint, Campanula Books