Clochoderick Press is part of a wider non profit literary organization based in Paisley, in the west of Scotland, whose aims are to promote literary excellence by those who are under-represented. Our main publication press, as well as our journal, Laldy!, showcases the most promising up and coming writers, not just from here in Scotland, but from around the rest of the entire international writing community.
Browse below our up coming releases for 2018
Poetry on Postcards
R.K. Wallace and Kathryn Metcalfe will be going out into the community to workshop group poems about Paisley's past, present, and future. Watch this space for updates!
NEXT OPEN MIC EVENT
Come join us at Bianco Nero function suite in St James Street, Paisley, for our first Tuesday of the month open mic reading event. The next open mic will be in conjuction Jean Rafferty's new organization Dove Tales.
Clochoderick Poetry Competition
Clochoderick Poetry Competition is now accepting entries. First prize £500, Second Prize £200, Third Prize £100 plus 4x £50 commendation prizes.
Judge: Magi Gibson.
Entry Fee: £5 per poem (plus discounts for multiple entries)
Deadline: January 25th 2018
For more information on how to enter, visit our dedicated page for the compeition here.
Issue 1 of Laldy is Full!
Laldy is full for it's first issue in March 2018, but we will be opening up submissions towards the end of the year for both issue 2 of the journal and for individual collections, so watch this space for oppertunities.
"...there were certain chapters when I stopped writing, saw the domestic situation I was in and thought, "I don't want to face this world, let's get back to the one I'm imagining."
― Alasdair Gray