READ BY THE AUTHOR: ‘Last Night Down Whetstone Road’ by Chris Cornwell

THE LONELY PRESS is delighted to announce the publication of two new titles in the spring of 2017: Ergasy by Chris Cornwell & The Beautiful Rooms by Valerie Sirr. Today we preview a poem from Cornwell’s exceptional debut collection, a tale of late night Swansea, read by the author himself. ‘Last Night Down Whetstone Road’ can also be found in the new issue of The Lonely Crowd, as can the accompanying images by John Elcock, which are taken from ‘Merge’, this issue’s photo story.


lonely 16Chris Cornwell’s debut poetry collection, Ergasy, will be published by The Lonely Press in the spring of next year. His poetry has been published in The Lonely Crowd, Wales Arts Review & The Lampeter Review. Chris is currently taking an MA in Creative Writing at Swansea University, where he edits the new literary and cultural magazine, The Gull.


© Chris Cornwell, 2016. Image © John Elcock, 2016. Author Photo © Jo Mazelis, 2016.