Every traveller begins his journey in the Valley of Souls; the very first gift of new life. It is only this once that he is Immaculate

Only This Once Are You Immaculate

An army of shadows gathers, looking to break free from the navel of the world, where they have been subdued for hundreds of years. Zimbabwean author Blessing Musariri’s stunning début recasts the realism of our world in an uncannily resonant new light.

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Say

Exploring the limits of language in the face of overwhelming loss, Say attempts to forge a language with which to probe subjects that still remain largely taboo: grief, childhood bereavement, the challenges and possibilities of cross-cultural and interracial relationships, mixed-race identity, colonialism and its aftermath.

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astounding, deeply personal, exhilarating

Mercy

a dizzying yet finely orchestrated menagerie of dark fairytale, biblical allusion and metamorphosis, anchored by a sense of something intimate in every bright detail.

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grief, joy, light

She can still sing

She Can Still Sing by Louisa Adjoa Parker beats with the knowledge of what it is to have known pain, but still remember the pathways of joy.

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Fiction Reborn

As part of our 20th Anniversary celebrations, we are re-issuing three of our best selling fiction titles.

29 Ways to Drown by Niki Aguirre

Breathe by Leila Segal, and

Heritage of Secrets by Aoife Mannix are getting a bold new look.

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flipped eye welcomes editorial intern

We are delighted to announce our search for a new editor is over. Please join us in welcoming Lana Hughes to the phenomenal #FECrew. An artist and writer from Hertfordshire, Lana studied Fine Art at Glasgow School of Art, where she developed a particular interest in poetry and video art. Her reading and research interests include science fiction, […]

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Calling black UK-based poets

If you’re a UK-based Black poet of African descent, we want to hear from you. flipped eye is looking to publish a new poetry anthology Before Them, We – to published in 2022. Edited by Jacob Sam-La Rose and curated by Ruth Sutoyé, ‘Before Them, We‘ will explore the lives of grandparents and elders before the families […]

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Coming this Summer: New releases and a new imprint

This summer, flipped eye is publishing three poetry collections by some the most exciting voices in the international poetry landscape – Eleanor Penny, Louisa Adjoa Parker and Maia Elsner – as well as a breath-taking theatrical play by Gabriel Gbadamosi reframing Britain’s role in the abolition of slavery. In addition we are launching a new […]

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Un Nuevo Sol: British LatinX Writers

Un Nuevo Sol is the first major anthology of UK-based writers of Latin American heritage; a vibrant, new vanguard in British literature. The work featured here includes fiction, poetry and theatre that exhibits the stunning fluidity with which the writers inhabit their hybrid heritage. 

…having discovered a poet’s work we are always delighted to find that they have been published by flipped eye… It means we can be confident that the poet has been rigorously edited and will have a book that’s beautifully designed and produced with care and attention.

Naomi Jaffa