Tagged: Michael Schmidt

Northern publishers buoyed by recent growth as conglomerates join the party

A number of independent publishers have claimed the recent purple patch of publishing from the North of England is here to stay, as a buoyant... Read more

Carcanet takes on Little Island Press as new imprint

Manchester-based indie Carcanet Press has joined forces with Little Island Press. Little Island becomes a new imprint of Carcanet, which will develop it as its prose arm.... Read more

Carcanet at 50

Carcanet Press is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Founder and m.d. Michael Schmidt speaks to us about the highs and lows of the press'... Read more

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

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

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

HoZ to launch imprint of 'forgotten masterpieces'

Head of Zeus (HoZ) is launching Apollo, a new imprint resurrecting out of print “forgotten masterpieces”. The list launches with eight titles in August, with... Read more

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