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Wild Women Books

At the end of the first Wild Women Workshops, I wanted to do something to celebrate the stories we had shared. The answer was to set up a small press and publish our first book, Howl at the Moon: Writings by Wild Women.

It sold out within two weeks. A short while later, we decided to put together a collection of poems, spells, and recipes inspired by the shared feasts that appeared at each of our workshops. We published our second anthology, Hot Pot of Passion: A Sensual Celebration of Food - Wild Women Recipes, Spells and Poems. It sold out within three weeks.

After that, we published books as we wrote them, working as a collective editing team to put them together. Sometimes, we wrote a lot. Sometimes, we didn't write anything. Sometimes, we did something completely different. The books we have are excerpts of the journeys we have taken, created collaboratively and with a lot of love.

(Victoria Bennett, Founder, Wild Women Press)

Words collected along the Wild Way...

  • HOWL AT THE MOON -

    writings by Wild Women

    Edited by Victoria Bennett


    "The writings contained in this little anthology contain everything that is in life itself, expressed with intergrity, courage, and passion. If you have ever lost your faith in human nature, read this. It's honesty will remind you that the best thing you can be in life is you..."


    Victoria Bennett
    Editor
  • HOT POT OF PASSION -

    a sensual celebration of food

    Edited by Julie Stebbings


    "Vegetarianism - boring! Anyone who thinks so would have their world severely rocked by this little number...enclosed within the covers are poems, recipes and a little touch of folklore...served up with humour and a dash of sexiness...Wonderful!"

    THE VEGETARIAN MAGAZINE
  • ANCHORING THE LIGHT

    Victoria Bennett


    "One woman's story over chaos and pain has something to say to us all about courage, patience and transformation...it flowers into its own shining and singing self -- generous, authentic, inspring." 

    LINDA FRANCE

  • GREEN DUSK FOR DREAMS

    Ruth Snowden


    "Ruth Snowden's poetry is crips and alert, often with an underlying pleasurable spookiness. Northern in emphasis, this is refreshing and exhilirating poetry for today's audience."

    SALLY EVANS
  • FRAGILE BODIES

    Victoria Bennett


    "I have always felt that The Song of Solomon was the sharpest and most passionate poetry of physical love; Fragile Bodies retells that song for our own day, with the same daring of rhetoric, the same assertiveness of the disquieting knowledge that love brings, and the loss of self that love demands, and how these both need to be embraced, even at our peril, if we are to be at all true to our modest and brief human lives."


    DAVID MORLEY
  • INTERNET LOVE SLUT

    Gill Hands


    "A rollercoaster of sex, gender, relationships and hyperspace, with a quick wit that can evaporate as smoothly as it is applied. A strong edgy voice, the poems are sharp, a weapon wielded gracefully when you are just sitting comfortably. Always enjoyable, contemporary and ever so slightly menacing...this is poetry with an unapologetic parental advisory label on it -- 

    a poet with a man trap in her purse."

    ANGELA READMAN

  • THIS RECKLESS BEAUTY

    Rhiannon Hooson


    "Rhiannon Hooson's poetry glistens in the dark like the pointed end of a spear. It is sensual and dangerous, revelling in the primal forces simultaneously held and released by each poem."

    CHARLES BENNETT
  • FRAGMENTS

    Victoria Bennett


    "These poems have a direct relfective honesty. They capture in motion a questioning and questing mind as it 'labours to be beautiful'. As such, they remind us of what, ideally, the poet's life should be."

    MAURICE RIORDAN
  • RILKE TATTOO

    Gill Hands


    "Sharp, witty, charismatic, surreal and suprising: the poems are imaginative, playful, hallucinogenic and always take themselves with a pinch of salt as they explore the myth of the poet, the nature of art, and the fine line between creativity and madness. These poems explode with energy..."

    ANGELA READMAN

  • BYRON MAKES HIS BED

    Victoria Bennett


    "These are poems of sex and death, haunted by the shades of Lord Byron and Sylvia Plath. Desire and sensual pleasure is both redeemer and destroyer, tender and violent...Mad, bad and dangerous to know, like Byron before her, Victoria Bennett maps their unreliable, seductive boundaries."

    LINDA FRANCE
  • THE 3AM CLUB

    Anthology of Insomniacs


    "...Poems that share the common thread of nocturnal inspiration. Showcasing five merging young poets alongside the Wild Women, the voices are as diverse as the poets themselves, yet, like the Wild Collective, all connected..." 

    VICTORIA BENNETT

  • WILD LIFE

    A Mini-zine for all Wild Folk

    Edited by Victoria Bennett & Ruth Snowden


    "A tiny magazine full of fabulous wild women. With recipes, letters, stories from the journey, poetry, spells, folk wisdom, gardening tips, tarot, events and more...Wild Life is a gathering space for wild souls everywhere!"

    ALISON ROWSELL

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We have a very small back catalogue of books available to order. 

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