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Lapwing Publications

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Lapwing Publications

Lapwing Publications is a publisher based in Belfast. It specialises in poetry. It was founded in 1988 by Dennis and Rene Greig. Since then it has published over a hundred and fifty poetry collections. It is known for its openness with regards to publishing innovative poetry.

Lapwing mainly publishes poets from Ireland, both north and south of the border. But has on a number of occasions published poets from other parts of Europe, as well as Canada and the USA.

Lapwing has published some of Ireland’s best known authors. These include: Janet Shepperson, James Simmons, Robert Greacen, Padraic Fiacc, Michael Fanning, Des O’Grady, John Liddy, Jean O’Brien, Niall McGrath, Fred Johnston, Maurice Harmon, Gerry McDonnell, Hugh McFadden, Jack Holland, Todd Swift, Patrick Chapman, Jan Oskar Hansen and Adam Rudden among others.

Lapwing Publications publishes in a variety of formats. Such as pamphlets, chapbooks, and soft back books.



Lapwing Publications recently started selling some of their pamphlets in E-Book format. The plan is to eventually have the entire back catalogue in electronic form.

External links

  • Official Website
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