Book Launch: Songs of Submission by James Hartnell

  • DATE

    16 March 2022

  • TIME

    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • AGES

    All ages welcome



Songs of Submission is the new poetry collection by James Hartnell, editor of Current Affairs, the international magazine of Bank Street Writers.

Join us for a live stream launch from 7pm on Wed 16th March at Flapjack Press’s Facebook Group Page:

“Amateurs aim at beauty and colour
but the pros aim for the market.”

James Hartnell is a poet. This is not what he does, this is just who he is. These are not simply songs of submission, they are beautiful songs to submit to.

“A superb collection. There are elements of passion, anger and humour. A book to be read again and again, giving rewards and new insights every time.” – Paul Blackburn

“Hartnell balances nature poems, rooted in specific places and rich in arresting imagery, with ones that directly address wider themes. He explores feelings of submission and acceptance, but more sombre reflections are lifted by a pervasive tenderness and compassion.” – Helen Kay

“Hums with a quiet energy that repeatedly draws us back to the reality that we’re here for a brief journey. We need to savour the moment.” – Dave Morgan

Available from Flapjack Press and your favourite bookshops.