Dancing Sisters is a recently established small press based in Hull in the East Riding of Yorkshire. We mainly publish pamphlet-style publications for niche markets. Our first pamphlet, published on 1st May 2015, is an Index for Jean Hartley's Philip Larkin, the Marvell Press and Me. The Index, compiled by James L. Orwin, is a companion publication for the 1989 (hardcover) Carcanet edition of Jean Hartley's memoir.
Our second publication, published on 1st July 2015, is There Are Worse Things I Could Do Than Write A Poem Or Two, a chapbook of two Dean Wilson poems: 'Fourth Best Poet In Hull' and 'Away with the Fairies', which are among the most popular in Dean's live performances.
Our third publication, published on 1st September 2015, is a children's Christmas story in verse, The First Boxing Day, by James L. Orwin.
Our most recent pamphlet publication is Heart on the Water, a slim volume of twenty-one poems by Mary McCollum, which was published on 1 March 2016 (see our Publications section, below).
Our most recent offering (published to coincide with Hull's 12 month tenure as UK City of Culture) is HULL 2017: 2,017 facts about Hull and people associated with the city, by James L. Orwin, available as an eBook via Amazon, which was published on 1 January 2017. A paperback physical copy will follow in due course.
As well as our Signed Limited Edition pamphlets, we will also be producing eBook version of all our titles, plus some titles that will only be available in eBook format.
Please use this Contact Form to get in touch. We appreciate all feedback and would be happy to respond to any questions you might have.
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