Sarah Doyle published in two new anthologies

SD pic1 Sarah Doyle has just been published in two exciting new anthologies. Her poem “Water” appears in This Body I Live In edited by Kate Garrett for Pankhearst Press; while her poem “Love Knots” features (by invitation) in Hands and Wings, an anthology of poetry inspired by and dedicated to the aims and work of the charity Freedom from Torture. The latter was edited by Dorothy Yamamoto and includes a specially written Foreword by Philip Pullman.
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Details of the books can be viewed by clicking on the images.

The Fenland Reed launched


Cover photo by, and copyright of, Jo Wilson

The first issue of Jonathan Totman’s new poetry and prose magazine, The Fenland Reed, is published this month. It features work by two Highgate Poets, Sarah Doyle and Annemarie Cooper, as well as poems and stories by writers from Fenland and across the UK. You can read a sample of poems on the magazine’s website, where you can also order copies and subscribe. Submissions are now open for Issue 2 on the theme “Lost and Found” – see the website for details.

Publishing success for Miriam Halahmy and Anna Meryt

Two Highgate Poets are celebrating publishing success with new prose books.     Miriam Halahmy has confirmed a publishing contract with Alma Books for her new children’s novel, The Emergency Zoo, due out May 2016.

Miriam Halahmy

Miriam Halahmy

Meanwhile, Anna Meryt has published her memoir, A Hippopotamus at the Table. Ten years in the making, the book documents her journey to a new life in Cape Town, South Africa in 1975. Anna was interviewed about her book on Arise TV news – you can listen to the interview here. Her book is available to buy on Amazon.annaMERYT2.5cm-page-0