The Point of Poetry

Joe Nutt

How poetry can teach us about the things in life that really matter

101% funded

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To Survive is Victory: One Man’s Struggle to Forge a New China 1918-1980

Ping Lin

The story of one remarkable and man and his family who remains committed to the ideals of the original revolution despite decades of persecution, torture and imprisonment.

78% funded

Grafity's Wall

Ram V

A coming-of-age Graphic Novel about expression, rebellion, ambition and acceptance painted against the backdrop of Mumbai's ever changing and evolving street-culture

104% funded

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The Black Prince

Anthony Burgess and Adam Roberts

A novel by Adam Roberts adapted from an original script by Anthony Burgess.

103% funded

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The Wake

Paul Kingsnorth

A post-apocalyptic novel set in 1066

116% funded

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Springfield Road

Salena Godden

A poetic, funny and touching memoir of childhood in the 1970s

113% funded

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Crushed Mexican Spiders

Tibor Fischer

Dark, clever, funny: two new stories from a modern master

105% funded

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26 Treasures

John Simmons

An illustrated anthology in which 26 writers respond to 26 treasures in 4 museums, using only 62 words

120% funded

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Conversations With Spirits

E O Higgins

The story of a dissipated genius in a borrowed hat and coat

105% funded

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The House of Fiction

Phyllis Richardson

A cultural exploration of British houses in fiction

111% funded

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How Freakin' Zeitgeist Are You?

Murray Lachlan Young

Here it is at last – all my poetry collected in one place. Oh, and some illustrations too

147% funded

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The Private Life of the Diary

Sally Bayley

From Pepys to Tweets: a history of the diary as an art form

113% funded

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Versailles

Yannick Hill

An epic novel about identity in the internet age

105% funded

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The Half Life of Joshua Jones

Danny Scheinmann

A genre-busting novel about love, death and self-discovery from the best-selling author of Random Acts of Heroic Love

108% funded

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First Light

Erica Wagner

An anthology celebrating the life of author Alan Garner

127% funded

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The Private Life of Lord Byron

Antony Peattie

The first book to explore Byron's eating disorder, his father hunger and his rationale – Anorexia Heroica

100% funded

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The Serendipity Foundation

Sam Smit

Terrorism with a social conscience, a debut novel

139% funded

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A Country of Refuge

Lucy Popescu

An Anthology of Writing on Asylum Seekers from Britain and Ireland's Finest Voices edited

123% funded

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Seas of Snow

Kerensa Jennings

A psychological thriller that explores whether evil is born or made

112% funded

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Narcissism For Beginners

Martine McDonagh

Formerly 'Things We Can't Undo' - Sonny was five when he last saw his mother. At 21, he sets off on a journey to find her.

107% funded

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The Story of John Nightly

Tot Taylor

A novel about the rise and fall of a 70s musical prodigy

111% funded

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Midland

James Flint

A tale of two families torn apart by hidden debts of love...

100% funded

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The Wall In The Head

Christopher Beanland

A black comedy about love, loss, the death of dreams, failure, bad TV, bad jokes, brutalist buildings. And Birmingham.

100% funded

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Dazzling The Gods

Tom Vowler

A brother returns from exile to stir up the past. A widower observes his daughter blossoming amid the carnage of war. A short story collection

102% funded

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Mister Woodreeve's Reflection

Robert Bluck

Can the secrets be unravelled if they share the impossible things they have seen?

101% funded

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The Glorious Dead

Tim Atkinson

A story of love, war and betrayal among the ruins of Ypres - a WW1 tale with a twist

104% funded

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The Optimist

Sophie Kipner

A delusional girl’s very misguided search for love

111% funded

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Between the Regions of Kindness

Alice Jolly

A novel about the costs of peace – and whether family or conscience should come first

102% funded

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Love Bites

Elena Kaufman

Foreigners, drifters, and eccentrics reach out to strangers in their desire to be witnessed, to be connected, and to find safety in a sea of anonymity

102% funded

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Under The Table

David Hargreaves

The young Dominic de Silva tries to forge his own path through the lost world of the 1960s and 1970s

118% funded

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