Thursday, 9 September 2021

A new collection of poems by Ian Harrow for Autumn 2021

Make-Believer


Praise for Ian Harrow's work: 

"an exceptional spontaneity, going straight in to the unexpectedly true." Hugo Williams

"Ian Harrow's poems of obsessive love and lost love are strange, stark, profound parables in brief, classic forms. They are not consolatory, but neither are they pessimistic... When they are painful, it is because reality is painful." Bernard O'Donoghue


Make-Believer can be ordered, post free, from the Add to Cart Button at top right.

Friday, 20 August 2021

Melos Press are delighted to announce the publication of four new pamphlets:


Dig by Alison Fell

"Fine, spare yet fluent poems... Her bleak blowy landscapes are assured and beautiful.
And she can be red-blooded, exuberant." Judith Kazantzis

The Wedding in Marseilles by Michèle Roberts
 "Roberts can summon a landscape or domestic interior in a few vivid strokes and splashes
of primary colour." Carol Rumens

After by Andrew McCulloch

Praise for Gradual (Melos, 2017) "These beautiful translations, awe-filled and rapturous,
command an easy, natural flow which finds its counterpart in McCulloch's own poems:
both voices are musical and full of wonder." Rachel Nadas

City Lights by Nicholas Murray

Praise for Of earth, water, air and fire "...a real treat...an elemental menagerie in which the poet's own delight through verbal magic becomes ours."

All four are now available and can be ordered (post free) from the Add to Cart button, Titles 2020-2021 on the right


Thursday, 22 April 2021

A new pamphlet from poet, author and editor, Paul O'Prey. 

The poems mark the stages of a pilgrimage following the course of London's buried River Fleet, forced underground for most of its life and so said to be lost. But it is still there...

David Harsent wrote of it that 'Paul O'Prey takes the reader on a darkly fascinating journey: a ghost-walk, in which the poet gives a deeply felt account of the Fleet's history, its myths, its old gods and its mysteries.' 

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Friday, 4 September 2020

Three New Pamphlets for Autumn 2020

Melos Press are very pleased to announce the publication on September 9th

of three exciting new collections of poems:


 


All are now available and can be ordered, post free, from the menu New Titles 2020-2021 at the top right of this page.


Thursday, 17 October 2019

We are delighted to announce the publication of 

The Yellow Wheelbarrow by Nicholas Murray

This is his second full collection (the first was ACAPULCO,
published in 2012) and the occasion will be marked by a 
launch on December 3rd in London.

(Copies of both collections can be ordered post free by choosing on the Buy button on the right.)

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

NEW PAMPHLETS

Melos are very pleased to announce the publication of new pamphlets of poetry for the autumn of 2019:


Fifteen Beads, by Michèle Roberts, comprises fifteen poems each composed of fifty words and interlinked to form a continuously flowing work of great lyrical beauty. As the late and much lamented Helen Dunmore wrote of Michèle Roberts: A magnificent writer.


The Lincolnshire Rising, by Andrew McCulloch, is a successor volume to his much acclaimed collection, Gradual. It combines original poems and some more of the translations for which this poet has been widely praised. Rachel Hadas wrote: These beautiful translations...command an easy, natural flow which find its counterpart in McCulloch's own poems: both voices are musical and full of wonder.


And, just to remind you of The Quiet Life, by Ian Harrow, published earlier this year and gaining excellent reviews.


(All of these books can be ordered post free by choosing titles on the Buy now button, second down on the right.)

Monday, 8 April 2019

A new edition of Nicholas Murray's


Of earth, water, air and fire


has just been published by Melos Press.



Christopher Reid wrote that it is

'a real treat... an elemental menagerie in which the poet's own delight through verbal magic becomes ours.'