Bloodaxe Books

Bloodaxe has revolutionised poetry publishing in Britain over the past 34 years.

Internationally renowned for quality in literature and excellence in book design, its authors and books have won virtually every major literary award given to poetry, from the T.S. Eliot Prize and Pulitzer to the Nobel Prize (2011 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Tomas Tranströmer, is the sixth Nobel Laureate to be published in the UK by Bloodaxe).  Alongside a substantial list of books in translation, Bloodaxe publishes both new and established poets from Britain and Ireland, as well as many poets from the US. Anthologies such as the Staying Alive trilogy have broken new ground by opening up contemporary poetry to many thousands of new readers.

Scottish poets

Bloodaxe Books has published these Scottish poets:

Claire Askew
Ron Butlin
Niall Campbell
Polly Clark
Stewart Conn
Imtiaz Dharker
Douglas Dunn
G. F. Dutton
Gillian K Ferguson
Cheryl Follon
Miriam Gamble
Andrew Grieg
Jen Hadfield
W. N. Herbert
Tracey Herd
A.B. Jackson
Kathleen Jamie
Kapka Kassabova
Jackie Kay
Roddy Lumsden
Gerald Mangan
Kona McPhee
Miriam Nash
Katrina Porteous
Tom Pow
Anne Stevenson

Scottish poetry titles

Bloodaxe published the following Scottish poetry titles in 2017:

Cheryl Follon: Santiago
Yang Lian with Brian Holton (translator): Narrative poem
Miriam Nash: All the prayers in the house

Scottish poetry titles in 2016:

Claire Askew: This changes things
MacGillivray: The nine of diamonds

Scottish poetry titles in 2015:

Tracey Herd: Not in this world
A.B. Jackson: The wilderness party

Scottish poetry titles in 2014:

Niall Campbell: Moontide 
Stewart Conn: The touch of time: new and selected poems
Imtiaz Dharker: Over the moon
Miriam Gamble: Pirate music
Roddy Lumsden: Not all honey
Katrina Porteous: Two countries

Scottish poetry titles in 2013:

W.N Herbert: Omnesia: (alternative text)
W.N. Herbert: Omnesia: (remix)
Kona MacPhee: What long miles

Scottish poetry titles in 2012:

W. N. Herbert & Yang Lian (editors) with Brian Holton & Qin Xiaoyu (translators): Jade ladder: contemporary Chinese poetry

Scottish poetry titles in 2011:

Roddy Lumsden: Terrific melancholy
Andrew Greig: As though we were flying

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