kirsten irving, poet & editor

Kirsten Irving is a Lincolnshire-born, London-based poet and voiceover, and one half of the team behind collaborative press Sidekick Books. Her work has been published by Salt and Happenstance, widely anthologised and thrown out of a helicopter. She has won the Live Canon International Poetry Prize, judged competitions, and taught courses on folklore in poetry. Her second full collection, Hot Cockalorum, is out now from Guillemot Press. Kirsten works in a library, writes about toys, and is planning her woodland burial.

Headbooks

Sidekick Books' Headbooks series is a set of headlong expeditions into the half-known, a blend of the factual and fantastical, the lyrical and the visual, left deliberately incomplete – with blank, scrapbook and customisable pages, so that you can make each one your own. The first four titles cover bats, robots, the poetry of Catullus and underwater exploration.

Take a closer look over at Sidekick Books!

Other projects by K

Blog
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Hot Cockalorum
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Sidekick Books
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Voiceover
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Live Performances
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Culture Recordings
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Love Carcass
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Never Never Never Come Back
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What To Do
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Headbooks
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Birdbooks
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