July 9, 2019

Thanks to everyone who submitted poems to Blue Diode Press over the last fortnight. The submission window for the 2020 list is now closed and I’m reading and reflecting. 2020 looks like it will be an exciting year for the press though!

I am very pleased to announce that...

June 19, 2019

We are currently closed for submissions. However, when we open the submission window again, please have a look at the brief guidelines below and send us something if you think you might fit the bill!

  1. Blue Diode Press publishes full poetry collections. I don’t publis...

January 10, 2019

Muriel Spark’s centenary year may be over but her novels still exist and, more than ever, ought to be more widely read. She is a distinctive and subtle voice. The books are all very different from one another, but all stem from a uniquely identifiable sensibility.

So, B...

September 20, 2018

Spark, an anthology of 44 poems written in response to Muriel Spark's 22 novels (i.e. two to each novel) will be published on 15 October 2018 by Blue Diode Press. It has been a steep learning curve and an amazing experience to edit, create and publish a book like this,...

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