Saturday, 12 March 2011

Michael Swan, Brian Aldiss and Maria Jastrzebska

Dementia Diaries, a new play by Frogmore Papers contributor Maria Jastrzebska, looks at how the illness affects those who have it, as well as their family and carers.  Directed by Mark Hewitt for Lewes Live Literature, Dementia Diaries is on tour throughout 2011. See for details. Click here for a short article on the play and its production in The Guardian.

In other news:

Frogmore poet Brian Aldiss has a new selected poems published by the Flambard Press in March 2011. It is entitled Mortal Morning and costs £12.99. For more info on Mortal Morning click here. The Frogmore Press published A Plutonian Monologue by Aldiss in a signed limited edition in 2000. A handful of copies are still available at only £3.25. Get in touch with us if you would like to reserve a signed copy.

Yet another Frogmore poet, the inimitable Michael Swan, has a new collection of poetry out: Oversteps Books is publishing Swan's second collection of poetry, The Shapes of Things, out now at £8. The linguist's first collection of poetry, When They Come For You, was published by The Frogmore Press in 2003 and has been one of our most successful titles to date. Copies are available at the price of £5.95.