Poetry Launch: Cavalcanty by Peter Hughes and Time Dust by Ian Patterson

Wednesday, 24th February 2016, 18:30. Heffers Bookshop, Cambridge. The launch of two new poetry collections published by Equipage: Cavalcanty by Peter Hughes and Time Dust by Ian Patterson.

Peter Hughes is based in Hunstanton, having worked as a teacher and translator in Italy and the UK. He is the publisher of the Oystercatcher Press chapbooks and has had his own works published by a wide range of presses, including Equipage, Shearsman and Reality Street. His most recent publications are Quite Frankly: After Petrarch’s Sonnets (Reality Street, 2015) and Cavalcanty (Equipage, 2015)

Ian Patterson lives and works in Cambridge, where he is a fellow of Queens’ College. He is well known for his work on Modernism and C20 and contemporary literature, especially poetry. A Selected Poems was published by Salt in 2003 under the title Time to Get Here. Since then, The Glass Bell (2009) has appeared from Barque, as well as Time Dust (2015) from Equipage and Still Life (2015) from Oystercatcher.

The event is free to attend, but booking is essential.


“A prose work in 23 sections, mislaid for 35 years and then found in an attic, this is a classic Raworth text from the era of Logbook: fast, profound, knockabout, intense, tricky, brainy, daft, those were the days once again…”

A5, 28pp (price £4.50 including P&P)

Cheques to ‘Equipage’

c/o Rod Mengham, Jesus College, Cambridge, CB5 8BL

You can also buy via Salt Publishing.