artistspress

Community of Poets & Artists Press

A small not-for-profit press, co-edited by Susan and Philip Bennetta, publishing the work of new and established voices, since 1994. The press is run by artists who  make artists’ books, collections, and imprints also include Pamphlet Poets and Poem by Post.

Pamphlet Poets series
Pamphlet Poets is an original series of hand-sewn collections, in the pamphlet style of the 20’s & 30’s, by contemporary poets. Many of these special collections include artwork. Series details, earliest works first:

The Louvre Imperial, by W. H. Petty (ISBN 0 9523546 6)

Under the Skin by Narissa Knights (ISBN 0 9523546 7 5)

To be continued… by Philip Bennetta (ISBN 0 9523546 5 9)

Looking for gods by Dawn Gorman (ISBN 0 9523546 9 1)

Going not Gentle by Jean Sealey (ISBN 1-902529-05-07)

Spontaneous Overflow by Stella Jackson (ISBN 1-902529-07-3)

Interpretations of History by W.H. Petty (ISBN 1-902529-09-X)

Bus Dreams by William Hazell (ISBN 1-902529-01-4)

Standing Stone by Natasha Carthew (ISBN 1-902529-02-2)

Airing Cupboard by Barbara Dordi (ISBN 1-902529-03-0)

Henge by Mary Rice (ISBN 1-902529-04-9)

Cafard by Robert Cole (ISBN 1-902529-06-5)

Paths by M.P.A. Sheaffer (ISBN 1-902529-09-X)

Looking for Solutions by Susan Bennetta (ISBN 1-902529-14-6)

Those Marks So Deeply Scored by Philip Bennetta (ISBN 978-1-902529-17-2)

VIRAL Journal of a Plague Year by Michael Curtis (ISBN 978-1-902529-29-5)

Poems by Post is a collaborative project involving a contemporary poet and an artist, with one invited to respond to the work of the other. Limited editions of these traditionally made pamphlets are the creative outcome and these unique publications are available exclusively to the artist and poet for their own use. Some projects also include work in translation.

Congratulations to poet Michael Curtis on his latest work, VIRAL – Journal of a Plague Year, a unique and sensitive collection and our most recent in the Pamphlet Poets Series, publication date: 18 January 2021.

Artists’ books, collections and project publications – a selection of our work is illustrated and listed below. Please get in touch by email: bennetta.artco@gmail.com

Poems by Post project

MICHAEL CURTIS
Puzzle Box
woodcut print by PHILIP BENNETTA

MICHAEL CURTIS
Her Face
lithograph by PHILIP BENNETTA

PHILIP BENNETTA
Terra Incognita
print by RANDAL COOKE

PHILIP BENNETTA
Earth and Stone
print by ALAN YOUNG

PHILIP BENNETTA
approaching and
print by RANDAL COOKE

PHILIP BENNETTA
L’arbre de Noël
Translated by FRANCESCO PANTALEO
print by SUSAN BENNETTA

 a sequence of six poems
PHILIP BENNETTA
artist CRISTINA IOANA VIANU
translated into Romanian by LIDIA VIANU

a sequence of four poems
MICHAEL CURTIS
artists SUSAN and PHILIP BENNETTA

ANNE STEWART
Ronde
artist SUSAN BENNETTA

RICHARD COWEN
and now this
artist PHILIP BENNETTA

PHILIP BENNETTA
The Bell
artist PAMELA DEARING

GORDON MEADE
The Feather
artist SUSAN BENNETTA

PHILIP BENNETTA
Dread Flight
artist SUSAN BENNETTA

PHILIP BENNETTA
Bluebells at St Anthony
artist SUSAN BENNETTA

Copies of the poetry collection Killick are now available to order. There are fifteen copies of this hand-made pamphlet available for sale at £10 each including p&p for the UK, and slightly more for overseas posting. Please get in touch via the contact form on the ARTISTS STATEMENT page. Thank you.