Books - Frances Presley


The Sex of Art London: North and South, 1988, 2nd ed. Shearsman 2018

Hula Hoop London : Other Press, 1993

Porous, an art book by Irma Irsara, with words by FP. London: Irma Irsara, 1995·

Linocut London : Oasis, 1997

Private writings Exeter : Maquette, 1998

Neither the one nor the other, by Elizabeth James and Frances Presley. London: Form Books, 1999 (CD version also available)

Automatic cross stitch, by Irma Irsara and Frances Presley. London : Other Press, 2000

Somerset letters London : Oasis, 2002 (drawings by Ian Robinson).

Paravane: new and selected poems 1996 – 2003 Cambridge: Salt, 2004

Myne: new and selected poems and prose, 1976 – 2005 Exeter: Shearsman, 2006

Lines of sight Exeter : Shearsman, 2009

Stone settings, by Tilla Brading and Frances Presley Minehead & London : Odyssey Books & Other Press, 2010

An Alphabet for Alina, by Frances Presley and Peterjon Skelt  Hereford: Five Seasons, 2012




Halse for hazel Exeter: Shearsman, 2014 (images by Irma Irsara)


Sallow Nottingham: Leafe, 2016 (images by Irma Irsara)


Selected Anthologies:

Climbing through Fire editor, Other Press, 1993

The Smallest Poetry Festival in the World ed. Robert Sheppard, Ship of Fools, 1994

Feminist subjects,multi-media: new approaches to criticism and creativity ed. Penny Florence & Dee Reynolds, Manchester University Press, 1995

Odyssey 20, Spring 1996, guest ed. Elizabeth Bletsoe

Sub-Voicive Poetry 20, 1996; 24, 1997

Angelaki, 5(1), April 2000, ed. Anthony Mellors & Robert Smith

Oasis, 100, June 2000, ed. Ian Robinson

In the Company of Poets, ed. John Rety Hearing Eye, 2003

Wozu Vogel, Bucher, Jazz: Gedichte aus England , ed Hans Thill Heidelberg : Verlag. Das Wunderhorn, 2005

2: an anthology of new collaborative poetry ed. Sheila E. Murphy and M. L. Weber Colorado :, 2007

quickflip: a How2 e-chap ed Frances Kruk, 2007

The Reality Street Book of Sonnets, ed Jeff Hilson Hastings: Reality Street , 2008

Infinite Difference: other poetries by UK women poets, edited by Carrie Etter, Exeter : Shearsman Books, 2010

The Ground Aslant: an anthology of radical landscape poetry, edited by Harriet Tarlo, Exeter : Shearsman, 2011

Entanglements: new ecopoetry, ed. David Knowles and Sharon Blackie, Uig: Two Ravens, 2012

Catechism: poems for Pussy Riot, ed. Mark Burnhope and others London: PEN, 2012

Fit to Work: poets against Atos 2013

The Other Room Anthology 6, ed. James Davies, Tom Jenks and Scott Thurston, Manchester: Other Room, 2014

Out of Everywhere2, ed. Emily Critchley, Hastings: Reality Street, 2015