Fawn Press development programme 2024

We are delighted to announce that Fawn Press has been successful in receiving Arts Council Lottery funding to enable us to launch the first Fawn Press Development Programme. The development programme will offer 5 weeks of poetry editing sessions and development programming lead by founder Scarlett Ward which aim to hone writing skills and encourage […]

Q&A with 2024 Spring pamphlet poet Christiana Jasutan.

We sit down with upcoming Fawn Press pamphlet poet Christiana Jasutan, to talk about tiny Ghibli models, hearty hot pots, and of course, her upcoming poetry pamphlet. If your pamphlet was a type of food/ a colour/ an animal/ a season, what would it be? Really loving this question! This pamphlet has to be a […]

The Thicket 2024 Spring issue.

I am delighed to announce that The Thicket is relaunching with its second issue on the theme of ‘Wintering‘, with submissions opening 1st December 2023 and closing 1st January 2024. The magazine will continue to showcase the best of written poetry, and will be free to read on our website. The theme for this issue […]

Book review: Nabeela Saghir’s ‘Let Me Make You Something To Eat.’

“Nabeela Saghir titled her pamphlet ‘Let me make you something to eat‘ and I doubt she could have found a more perfect title. There is an urge to read the poems aloud, to feel how the words roll around your mouth and taste on your tongue. The shadows that lurk beneath the collection’s honeyed glaze […]

Devjani Bodepudi wins ‘Best Pamphlet’ Award

We are incredibly excited to celebrate the huge achievement of Devjani Bodepudi in winning the award for ‘Best Pamphlet’ at the Saboteur Awards! Her pamphlet ‘For the daughters carried here on the hips of their mothers’ is a stunning debut from an incredible writer and we are so proud to celebrate alongside Devjani. It has […]

Introducing, The Thicket: A Fawn Press Magazine

The thicket, a Fawn Press magazine.

I have had so much fun publishing poems over the past year and a half, that I have been thinking of ways to try and represent more poets, give back to the community, and help more poets get their work read. This is how The Thicket was born. As Fawn Press continues to print pamphlets […]

Top Summer reads of 2022!

As Summer draws to a close I wanted to share my top picks of just some of the books that got me through the scorch of this year’s heat wave! Ensure you follow the link to buy the books from our partner Back2Books Brum powered by Bookstore. (Consuming literature conscientiously is something can all do […]

New Pamphlet Poets Announced 2022/2023

It has been a real privilege to read the poetry of everyone who submitted to our open call, and this has been a summer coloured by the fantastic entries we received in our inbox. First of all, we would like to take a moment to thank every Poet that took the time to enter. I […]

Fawn Press Pamphlets submitted for the Michael Marks Award for Poetry 2022.

We are thrilled to announce that we have nominated Sallyanne Rock’s ‘Salt & Metal‘ and Nabeela Saghir’s ‘Let Me Make You Something To Eat‘ for the Michael Marks Award for Poetry 2022. What is The Michael Marks Award for Poetry? The Michael Marks Award for Poetry was established in 2009 by the Michael Marks Charitable […]

How thinking like a Poet can boost your SEO

If you have an online presence of any kind and you want people to be able to find your business and your content, you need to get to grips with SEO (Search Engine Optimisation). SEO is the process of optimising websites so that they rank well on search engines through organic (non paid) searches. Read […]