The Poetry Business

The Poetry Business publishes books, pamphlets and audio under its Smith/Doorstop imprint, and publishes literary magazine The North. It also runs Writing Days, the Writing School, residential courses, masterclasses, and a competition.




Smith/Doorstop Audio Catalogue
  1. Ian McMillan reading "It's Only a Novelty Coronation Street Alarm Clock"
  2. Allison McVety reading 'The Train Driver's View'
  3. Mike Di Placido reading 'Hare'
  4. Gerard Benson reads 'The Haunting'
BBC Radio programme on 'the Huddersfield School of Poetry' (1990)
  1. Geoff Hattersley talks about The Wide Skirt
  2. A man comes to a poetry reading in slippers
  3. Keith Jafrate talks about 'the establishment'
  4. John Lancaster reads 'The Wagon'