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Release 23 10 2019

Gone

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.

Notices 30 08 2017

Free Verse 2017

We’ll be at the Free Verse Poetry Book Fair again this year with a stall. Saturday 30th September 2017 at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square in London! Also there will be Hearing Eye poets reading in Red Lion Square garden at 3.30pm: Pauline Sewards, Peter Phillips and Hylda Sims. Pauline’s first collection ‘This is the [ … ]

Reviewed 20 11 2016

Saying it with Flowers

A great review essay by Joan Michelson of Peter Phillips’ new pamphlet in London Grip. “With his low-keyed, understated but surprising manner, his subtle manipulation of the spoken, unobtrusive image and spare narrative, Peter Phillips buries bullets (if not land mines). They lie in the text like his snowdrops who didn’t see daylight for years and [ … ]

Notices 20 11 2016

Writers workshops

Poetry workshops led by Hearing Eye poet and regular Torriano host, Lisa Kelly. Saturdays 1-5pm. September 24th; October 15th; November 19th. £19 /£15 per day. Book with Lisa by email: lisakellyuk[at]yahoo[dot]com ‘From Page to Stage Poets’ led by Lisa Kelly. A unique opportunity for up to six poets to develop a set of poems for [ … ]

Notices 04 10 2016

Organ and poetry

Hearing eye has just published four poems by Peter Phillips are from a series ‘Saying it with Flowers’, that makes imaginative connections between lives of plants and human actions. The poems, in settings of fear and danger, inspired the composer David Loxley-Blount’s composition Duoset, four pieces for organ and solo instrument. The first performances take [ … ]

Notices 25 08 2016

Poetry workshops

led by Hearing Eye poet Lisa Kelly at Torriano Meeting House, London NW5. Saturdays 1-5pm. September 24th; October 15th; November 19th. £19 /£15 per day. Book with Lisa by email: lisakellyuk[at]yahoo[dot]com ‘From Page to Stage Poets’ led by Lisa Kelly. A unique opportunity for up to six poets to develop a set of poems for performance [ … ]

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 [ … ]