Poetry Centre

  • Ignition Press
  • Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre recently launched ignitionpress 

    ignitionpress is a poetry pamphlet press with an international outlook which publishes original, arresting poetry from emerging poets, and established poets working on interim or special projects. 

    Buy the pamphlets now

    Our latest pamphlets are by Joanna Ingham, Jennifer Lee Tsai, and Sarah Shapiro, and they will be published in July 2019. Learn more about the poets here. There will be two launch events, in London and in Oxford, and you can register a place for them via Eventbrite.

    The first five pamphlets to be published by ignitionpress: There's No Such Thing by Lily Blacksell, A Hurry of English by Mary Jean Chan (Poetry Book Society Summer Pamphlet Choice, 2018), Glean by Patrick James Errington, Shadow Dogs by Natalie Whittaker and Small Inheritances by Belinda Zhawi, are available from our online Shop. Each pamphlet costs £5, and you can buy three for £12. You can find out more about the poets and their work on our dedicated page.

    Keep up with the progress of ignitionpress by checking this website, signing up for our Weekly Poem e-mail (which doubles as our newsletter), or by following the Poetry Centre on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

    Please note that ignitionpress is not operating an open submissions policy at this time, but this may change in the future. Please keep an eye on this website and follow us on social media. If you have any questions, please contact Dr Niall Munro (niall.munro@brookes.ac.uk).