Close-Up Books

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Close-Up Books is a small press publisher of fiction and poetry based in Australia, run by Ashley Capes and Brooke Linford.

The Fairy Wren and A Whisper of Leaves are the first two titles, followed by Crossings and most recently, Broken.


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Close-Up Books will be opening up to fiction submissions in the future and its first poetry anthology is due for release in early 2016.

Forthcoming in 2017 are poetry collections from Australian poets SB Wright and Mark William Jackson. Stay tuned for further announcements and a new website!

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The 2015 Poetry and Place Anthology poetry anthology is now available!

Sample the first few poems right here.