New: Mrs Nettlebed and the Woodlanders
Following the success of the first Mrs Nettlebed book, this collection of new stories opens up the world of nature to younger children
New: Forms of Freedom
A new collection of Poems by Sam Burnside, published by Lapwing. Released on 14th November
Sam Burnside was born in Co Antrim and now lives and works in the city of Derry where he was founder and first Director of the Verbal Arts Centre, an educational charity he established in 1992 to promote literature in all its forms. He is the author of The Cathedral (1989) a long poem that won the Sunday Tribune/Hennessy Literary Award for Poetry in that year. His work has attracted a number of literary prizes, including an Allingham Poetry Prize ; the University of Ulster’s McCrea Literary Award for Literature and a Bass Ireland Award. His poetry has been published and broadcast widely.