• Release
  • 26 08 2022

“My Life, you see” a new book of Martina Thomson’s poetry

Martina Thomson’s life as actor, artist, art therapist, potter and poet, and marriage with David Thomson writer and radio producer fed these beautifully written poems which come from a perceptive and truthful mind. 9781905082797 80 pages Published 1 Sept 2022. Books available now from Central Books Martina Schulhof was born in Berlin in 1925 to [ … ]
  • Release
  • 23 10 2019


Leah Fritz’ new pamphlet, Gone, will be launched a Torriano Meeting House on 27 October 2019. Leah Fritz, New York born, was a member of the U.S. peace, civil rights and women’s movements. She has lived in London since 1985. Here are poems for Howard, her late husband of 62 years; remembrance of literary and [ … ]
  • Release
  • 21 02 2018

This is the Band

We are delighted to announce the launch of Pauline Sewards‘ new book on Sunday 11 March at Torriano Meeting House, 7.30pm. Pauline Sewards speaks for the oppressed, for the wicked state of society and for its less successful members with a very individual viewpoint. She has a lyric gift.
  • Release
  • 25 08 2016

Survival Cider

Coming in September 2016, Survival Cider a new book by June English. “June English’s beautifully-written poems are moving, outspoken and ruefully witty. They explore new depths below everyday life: making pastry, or addressing the ‘unwanted visitor’, illness. Though English’s work never flinches from accidents, time, ‘how it all slides away’, it is also lit by [ … ]
  • Release
  • 21 10 2015

New and Selected Poems

Out in time for Paul Birtill’s reading at the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival 7 November 2015. We are pleased to publish the book that John Cooper Clarke describes as “Bleedin’ fabulous”;the poetry of which Harry Eyres in the Financial Times says “Time and again his dark humor hits the mark.”
  • Release
  • 07 09 2015

Free Verse book fair 2015

Join us at the poetry publishers event of the year. Come and pick up our new catalogue and browse new books and backlist. Hearing Eye will be sharing a stall with Dinah Livingstone’s Katabasis – good books, pamphlets and conversations promised. This year’s Poetry Book Fair will be held on Saturday 26th September 2015 at [ … ]
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  • 12 04 2015

The World is my Country

Hearing Eye has collaborated with the anti-militarist newspaper Peace News to produce a series of broadsheets celebrating the people and movements that opposed the First World War. We have poems from Alan Brownjohn, Anna Robinson, Mererid Hopwood, and songs from Dan Kennedy and Krysia Mansfield. You can buy them from the Peace News webshop for [ … ]
  • Release
  • 29 08 2014


By Caroline Natzler £4 ISBN 978-1905082728 ‘Wry, meditative poems of search and longing, and of return to the human fold.’Caroline Natzler is a widely published poet who teaches creative writing in London. No 64 in the Torriano Poetry Pamphlet series.
  • Release
  • 27 08 2014

The Big Story of the Lion

By Victor Hugo Translated by Timothy Ades £6 Victor Hugo’s wonderful long poem The Big Story of the Lion was written for his grandchildren. It has been newly translated by Timothy Adès and illustrated with lino cuts by Emily Johns. This is a thick card concertina book .