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Pre-order: Shipped to arrive on 13th January 2023

130 pages


Julian Bishop raises ‘an army of stubborn weeds’ in this dark but sometimes humorous Ecopoetry collection. From the bowels of Whitechapel in London, to the intricacies of jellyfish, Bishop brings to life the most important fight known to man: climate change, documenting the changes to our planet and the attitudes of humanity across the globe towards it.


"You can almost feel your own breath fluttering while you read it, such is the skill of the writing"

- Seán Hewitt, Poets & Players Prize Judge


“A poignant, bubbling, anguished celebration of nature loved and lost.”         

- Professor Dave Goulson, Author of Silent Earth, Averting The Insect Apocalypse


  • Poem 'Another Amazon' from the collection has been shortlisted for the inaugural Patricia Eschen Poetry Prize
  • Divided into creative sections: Starters, Mains and Afters, exploring consumerism and planetary decline.


An motive and darkly comic full collection of ecopoetry from a former Environment Reporter for BBC Wales.


About the author

Julian Bishop has had a lifelong interest in ecology and worked for a time as Environment Reporter for BBC Wales. He's now a member of the collective group Poets For The Planet. A former runner-up in the Ginkgo Prize for Eco Poetry, he's been shortlisted for the Bridport Poetry Prize.

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