18th July 2012
Like This Press’ first book-in-a-box publication, the wonderful Newman by David R. Morgan, is now available to order.
Newman is available in two limited editions: a hand-stamped wooden box edition of 30, and a hand-stamped cardboard box edition of 500.
Each box comprises 4 pamphlets and 11 original artwork colour postcards.
Both versions are now available for purchase here:
David R. Morgan has been an arts worker and literature officer, organiser of book festivals, and a writer-in-residence for education authorities, a prison, and a psychiatric hospital (which was the subject of a Channel 4 film, Out of Our Minds). Currently, he teaches 11-18 year olds. David has published various poetry collections, including The Broken Picture Book, Beneath the Dreaming Tree, and Lightbulbs in the Sea. He has also written various works for children, including The Strange Case of William Whipper-Snapper, and Blooming Cats, which won the Acorn Children’s Book Award and was animated for BBC2’s Words and Pictures Plus.
David’s has been described as ‘a poet with a unique voice grounded in surreal nature’ by Ted Hughes and one of ‘the most original writers I’ve come across in years’ by Peter Porter.
Like This Press is proud to publish David’s work.
Based just outside Manchester, Like This is an independent press committed to publishing high quality and beautifully designed books that do things just a little bit differently. Currently we specialise in publishing pamphlets and short volumes, as well as limited edition books-in-boxes. More information about the press can be found here: