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My thoughts on Europe – a follow up to MY EUROPE…

Posted on Aug 14, 2019

It has been over three years since our simplistic (binary answer) referendum on the EU and the hasty invocation of Article 50. And we are now approaching the time at end of October when we will leave the EU without a deal. We published the MY EUROPE anthology in March 2018 and many of the contributors are still involved in our ongoing discussions about the...

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So much to do and so little time…

Posted on May 16, 2018

After a few technical hiccoughs, we are now back into the publishing swing! Thank you so much to all those who attended our three launches of the My Europe Anthology in March! Our first launch was at the University of Westminster on Thursday 8th March.  We were delighted that so many people attended and that George Szirtes read his poem: Je Suis Européen....

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My Europe – March events

Posted on Jan 20, 2018

My Europe – A Patrician Press Anthology has gone to press! The publication date is 23 March 2018. We are delighted to announce that there will be three events taking place to launch the book. The first will be at the Wivenhoe Bookshop – as part of the Essex Book Fair – at 6.30pm on Friday 2nd March. Here is the...

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World Poetry Day

Posted on Sep 28, 2017

“Politics, power and poetry” Patrician Press was set up at the end of 2012. Our aim, as Virginia Woolf said of the Hogarth Press, is: “TO PRODUCE WRITING OF MERIT WHICH THE ORDINARY PUBLISHER REFUSES.” One of the first books published as an e-book edition, was The Unfettered Cube by Mark Brayley. This is a long poem based on a...

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Albion Beatnik Bookstore, Oxford

Posted on Jul 11, 2017

As usual, it’s been a busy few months and our last event for the summer was on Saturday 24 June at the Albion Beatnik Bookstore in Walton Street, Oxford. Coincidentally, a street that I know well as my sister-in-law and brother-in-law used to live there. In fact the day turned into a family reunion for my husband, Charlie Johnson, as we met up with...

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