The Heeding by Rob Cowen. Illustrations by Nick Hayes. Published August 2021 by Immediate Media Company Limited.

Covering a year of the pandemic, Rob Cowen could have written in prose about his experiences. Instead, he chose to write 35 poems crammed full of honesty and pain, but touchingly funny, relatable, tender and full of hope…

Women on Nature (Edited by Katharine Norbury) Published July 2021 by Immediate Media Company Limited.

In the past, what we might have thought of as nature writing in Britain, Ireland and our archipelago’s islands, has mainly been associated with men. In her introduction to this anthology, Norbury wonders what would happen if she, “coppiced the woodland” allowing light to shine on the other half of the population…