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Advice to a Traveller
John Foggin

Advice to a Traveller [2018]

Indigo Dreams Publishing.2018 34pp £6.00 inc. p&p Buy Gap Year now

Advice to a Traveller is rooted in the belief that while we cannot live without stories, even the most trusted tales are partial truths at best, and the most reliable witnesses have been silenced; speaking for them is what poetry is for.
“Nothing will be wasted. Nothing will be too small”

Gap Year
Gap Year

Andy Blackford & John Foggin

Gap Year [2017]

SPM Publications 2017 84pp £8.00 inc p&p Buy Gap Year now

…a collection born in connection..which will leave you moved, challenged, closer to the world and those who live in it
 – Clare Shaw (Author of Straight ahead and Head on : Bloodaxe Books)
…rollicking to and fro of poems, taking in , among other things, Christ and Bodhidharma…and the ‘lovely generosities of summer
 – Maitreyabandhu  (Author of The crumb road: Bloodaxe Books)
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Much Possessed [2016]

Smith|Doorstop 2016 £11.00 inc p&p Buy Much Possessed now “This poet knows how to guide the reader through a poem by using clear diction and transparent rhetorical design; yet the poems often touch on the mysterious.
A sensitivity to natural life results in the ego becoming secondary to the wondrous details of the experiential world.”
– Billy Collins

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Outlaws and Fallen Angels [2016]

Calder Valley Poetry 44pp £8.00 inc P&P Buy Outlaws and Fallen Angels now

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Larach [2014]

WardWood Publishing 28pp £5.00

£1.00 of every sale of ‘Larach‘ is a contribution to Caris Camden, the charity that provides winter shelters for the homeless in Camden Buy Larach now

currently out of print

Backtracks [2014]

36pp £5.00 Buy Backtracks now

currently out of print


Running out of space [2014]

32pp £5.00 Buy Running out of space now

8 thoughts on “My books

  1. I don’t have your email, John, but I just wanted to say that it was good to see you and your reading last night was fabulous – you took the Poet’s Cafe in Reading by storm! Hilaryx

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  2. Dear Poet, I was looking for a lover from my past in Ireland… I found you 🙂 Your poetry is so in contact with today but still a profund real poetry : congratulations ! Since a few years, I have choosen to live as a poet. I still dream about Ireland where I have been living & working for 4 years in my past. Thanks a million for existing 🙂 Next time I come to Ireland, I will have a pint to your good health !!!! Sincerely yours, Anne-France (I am French, sorry for my English) from Champagne

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    1. That is so kind and so unexpected. I feel very proud to have written something that touched you. Never apologise for your English. Depuis quelques : since a few. Perfectly logical. I’m happy to be alive. Thank you

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