All books ordered from this site during December 2014 will be sent with a free pamphlet of drawings by Nick Wadley.

2014: May-Lan Tan’s Things to Make and Break: shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award;

Will Eaves’s The Absent Therapist shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize;
J. O. Morgan’s At Maldon shortlisted for the Saltire Society Poetry Book of the Year Award; Beverley Bie Brahic, translator of Apollinaire, The Little Auto, won the Scott Moncrieff Prize for translation.

Dan O’Brien’s new book, Scarsdale, is now available.

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New titles 2014

The four titles published by CBe in February/March 2014 – May-Lan Tan, Things to Make and Break; Will Eaves, The Absent Therapist; and Agota Kristof’s memoir The Illiterate, alongside a re-issue of her novel The Notebook – are available to purchase from this website. Free delivery within the UK. Dan O’Brien’s Scarsdale, published in November 2014, is also available.
Free Verse poetry book fair
Free Verse: The Poetry Book fair is an annual event initiated by CBe in 2011. The fourth book fair – organised by Chrissy Williams and Joey Connolly – took place on 6 September 2014 at the Conway Hall in London, where more than 60 poetry publishers from throughout the UK presented and sold their books and pamphlets direct to the public. More details on the Free Verse website.
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