Just out (click on cover photo above for price and details) – a journal of sorts recording, mainly in free verse and colour photographs, a visit to New Zealand’s North Island, primarily to spend the better part of a snow sports season in the immediate vicinity of Mt. Ruapehu. So this is life in Auckland and Wellington and on an exposed live volcano, two thousand metres above sea-level, capturing some of the spirit of Kiwi culture, and the subset which is its fascination with snow sports.
In preparation is a new collection of verse and we’re taking pledges (essentially advance sales) to cover the publication costs and for a bloody good party to launch it on the unsuspecting world
Receive an advance signed copy of the book and an invitation to the launch party.
Receive an advance signed copy of the book which will have your name listed in the back as a sponsor/funder and an invitation to the launch party.
Receive an advance signed copy of the book which will have your name listed in the back as a sponsor/funder and an invitation to the launch party and a framed print of any verse of your choice from any of Andrew Sparke’s books (like The Kiss from the new book as in the photo below).
The advance copies of the book will be sent out by 1st November 2017 together with Launch Party invitations and arrangements for choosing your framed print.
To MAKE YOUR PLEDGE (UK ONLY)
1. Pay by clicking on the BUY NOW button below which allows you to use your own PayPal account or to pay with a credit or debit card.
2. Email your name and address to APSBooks@virginmedia.com
An art gallery is serious business…isn’t it? Not when it involves manic artists and predatory female staff it isn’t. “The funniest and sexiest of debut novels…”
Sun. 21st May 3-5pm Lee Benson book launch of ‘So You Want To Own An Art Gallery’ (copies available May 1st) at The Old Bank, 38 High Street, Stourbridge, DY8 1EP. And meanwhile the follow up is already in preparation.
Bella In The Wych Elm documentary from Jayne Harris coming 2017
Click on the image above to buy this amazing collection of prose and verse as part of the campaign to stop the bombing of innocents in Syria. It’s only £5 and all profits are going to the White Helmets to fund humanitarian rescue work on the ground in Syria.
Great opportunity for me to talk about writing and indie publishing on Dave Massey’s show. The interview runs from roughly fourth to thirtieth minute.