“The Swelling Year” is here…

The Consolations of Writing

product_thumbnailWell, after seven years of writing and an intense few months of preparation, my book The Swelling Year: Poems for Holy and Ordinary Days is finally available for purchase. I was very excited this week to discover that, as well as being available directly from lulu.com, it can also be ordered at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and even from the Danish store Saxo.com. You can also preview it at Google Books if you want to see what it’s all about. I’m looking at ways of getting it into physical bookstores in Australia too, and I’ll update local readers on this when it happens.

Also, if you happen to be in Melbourne in November, drop by Christ Church Anglican in Brunswick at 2pm on 30 November for the official book launch. There’ll be readings by me, book signings, and live music from some of my very talented…

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Nearly there, and a new reward

With only $60 left to reach the $1690 needed, things are well underway for “The Swelling Year”. But there’s lots still to be done: a book launch to plan, and marketing for the book. So it’s not over yet, and now there is a special offer for anyone who pledges $40 or more: a digital copy of the 40-poem sequence that got me started on liturgical poetry, Length of Days: 40 Poems for Lent. Want to see where it all began and track the full journey? Go to https://www.pozible.com/profile/matthew-pullar.