New from Fighting Cock Press
Fishing for Spring is Mary's fifth poetry collection, again with a cover by the well known artist Graham Rust. It includes poems that have appeared in 'Acumen', 'The Countryman', 'The Spectator', 'Pennine Platform', 'Yorkshire Journal', 'the Sunday Times', and other journals.
"I respond immediately to Mary Sheepshanksï¿½ very human reactions. Her skilful poems spice sharp observation, sensuousness and painful subject matter with wit and humour." - Myra Schneider
Coming soon... In collaboration with Stairwell Books: Grandma's Prairie Journals.
Rita Jerram brings us her Tales from Grandma's Prairie Journal, an edited transcription of a journal started in 1884 by her then 18 year old grandmother. Travelling alone and against her parents' wishes, Edith Goodwin left England for the Canadian prairie, to make a new life with her fiancï¿½. These wonderful stories vividly recreate the hardships and joys of prairie life during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Available early 2015.
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