A poem dedicated to Iain

HARK new issue contains James Bruce May’s poem dedicated to Iain: “Oh Herons’ Wings”.




A short based on a poem by Iain: “Marine News East”

This short inspired by one of Iain’s poems on “Postcards from the Seventh Floor”  has recently won a Poetry Film Competition.


Marine News East from Pighog Pictures on Vimeo.

The winner of the first Pighog Poetry Film Competition.

Sagesong by Iain Sinclair & Mike Egan

Von Zos
, an independent New York publisher of art, books and ephemera, is pleased to announce the publication of a very special collaboration between Iain Sinclair and Pittsburgh artist Mike Egan.

Comprised of a poem by Sinclair concerning the Lindisfarne Gospels, richly illustrated by Mike Egan, the release is an 18×24 fine art screenprint and is available in 3 different editions.

The Cuthbert Edition

5 pieces
Will include one signed print (by both Iain Sinclair & Mike Egan) and one of the original panels painted by Mike Egan for the print

The Eadfrith Edition
30 pieces
Comprised of a signed print (by both Iain Sinclair & Mike Egan)

The Billfrith Edition
40 pieces
Comprised of an unsigned print

It will go on sale on July 8th at www.landofzos.com at 3pm EST/8pm GMT

Mike Egan is a Pittsburgh based artist who has spent time working as an embalmer in funeral homes. His paintings are made using acrylic paint, shellac, wood and nails and tell stories about death, devils and saints. He is greatly influenced by The Day of the Dead, Halloween, horror films, churches, The German Expressionists and his time in funeral homes. His work has appeared in gallery shows in the US and Europe and he most recently had a solo show at Anno Domini in San Jose, California.

Encouraging Signs by Rupert M. Loydell

On 15 May 2013 Shearsman Books will publish Encouraging Signs by Ruper M. Loydell.

The book contains “interviews, essays and conversations with or about Alan Garner, Russell Hoban, John Burnside, Iain Sinclair, David Toop, Nicholas Royle, Andrew Poppy, David Kennedy, Greg Bottoms, Ken Edwards, Robert Sheppard, David Miller, Steve Spence, Paul Sutton and Brian Louis Pearce”.

Paperback, 212pp. 9x6ins, £12.95 / $22 ISBN 9781848612990

More information can be found here.

Second issue of Test Centre magazine with poetry by Iain Sinclair, limited edition

The second issue of Test Centre magazine is available to order now via http://www.testcentre.org.uk/print-test-centre-one.html
It contains poetry by Iain Sinclair, a typographical piece by Steve Moore, and a short story by Lee Rourke.
Only c.200 copies printed, A4 format, 18pp.
Also available are 15 (of 20) copies signed by all three contributors, priced at £15 + p&p.
Please contact admin@testcentre.org.uk to reserve one on a first-come-first-served basis