Scott Thurston

Scott Thurston’s most recent book is Hold, published by Shearsman in 2006. Previous works include Poems (Writers Forum, 1991), State(s)walk(s) (Writers Forum, 1994) and Turns (with Robert Sheppard) (Ship of Fools/Radiator, 2003). Scott lectures in English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Salford. He has published widely on Linguistically Innovative Poetry covering the work of Allen Fisher, Adrian Clarke, John Wilkinson, Maggie O’Sullivan, Ulli Freer, Ira Lightman, Geraldine Monk and Tony Lopez. He edits The Radiator, a little magazine of poetry and poetics and is currently editing The Salt Companion to Geraldine Monk. See his pages at

Titles by Scott Thurston

Matchbox No.9 cover image

Matchbox No.9

Originally seven poems of four stanzas each, arranged two by two, and readable both horizontally and vertically. In this presentation each stanza is to be read individually and/or as part of a 28 stanza sequence; in new two by two patterns (recommended) or in entirely new combinations.

with photographic responses by Simon Taylor (see website for more

Price £1.00


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