Tagged: Carcanet Press

Poetry presses thrive as readers turn to verse in straitened economic times

Many thriving poetry publishers in the North have likened its recent boom to its popularity under Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s, arguing the form offers... Read more

Northern Publishers Network looks to flex its muscles with ACE backing

The Arts Council-funded Northern Publishers Network is looking to continue the work done by the Northern Fiction Alliance to raise the profile of publishers and... Read more

Carcanet Press launches rebrand ahead of 50th anniversary

Carcanet Press is launching a rebrand to mark the beginning of the publisher’s 50th anniversary year. Read more

Carcanet pays tribute to poet John Ashbery

Independent poetry publisher Carcanet Press has paid tribute to poet John Ashbery who has died aged 90. Read more

Manchester publishers 'shocked and sombre' after Arena attack

Manchester-based independent presses have spoken of their sombre mood following the suicide bombing at Manchester Arena last night, as the literary community expressed solidarity with... Read more

When disaster strikes...

On the back of a double Forward Prize win and the acquisition of Anvil Press, Carcanet founder Michael Schmidt reflects on an explosive legacy.... Read more

Carcanet to mark Remembrance Day with first English translation of Alain-Fournier's poetry

Carcanet Press will shortly release the first-ever English translation of French author Alain-Fournier’s poetry. Read more

Anvil and Carcanet poetry presses merge

Independent poetry publishers Anvil Press Poetry and Carcanet Press are merging operations to publish from Manchester “the most diverse world poetry list in the United Kingdom”.... Read more

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