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
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 is launching a rebrand to mark the beginning of the publisher’s 50th anniversary year.
Independent poetry publisher Carcanet Press has paid tribute to poet John Ashbery who has died aged 90.
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
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 Press will shortly release the first-ever English translation of French author Alain-Fournier’s poetry.
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