SeaQuake Books

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SeaQuake Books is an in-print and online publisher of books, journals, magazines and pamphlets.
The policy journals published by SeaQuake are aimed at decision makers on a local, regional and national level. They include the work of academics and executives in the private, public and voluntary sectors.
The poetry policy followed by Seaquake is to keep poetry open, democratic and accessible. In practice, while most submissions are from well published poets, there is an open submission policy and the encouragement of new and innovative writing. SeaQuake promote's work of character and authenticity and may provide limited editorial support and advice to promising new poets.
The Senior Director of SeaQuake Books (CQEC Publishing), Phil McNulty, was born in Liverpool in 1954 and has had a wide range of experiences, from work in fairgrounds, factories and oil refineries to the Civil Service and, finally, Headship of the secondary school for Toxteth, Liverpool. He has had a long involvement with political processes on a regional and national level. He has travelled widely and worked extensively both in Britain and in the Middle East. He was an advisor to Tony Blair as the head of a school succeeding in challenging circumstances. He published his educational experiences as ‘Extreme Headship… a case study in educational leadership and school improvement.’ (2005, Trafford ISBN 1-4120 5586-5). The book has since been adopted on Masters Programmes in dozens of British and American universities. He is a published travel writer, essayist and poet. His work has featured on BBC radio. He is the author of ‘Deep State’, a political thriller. He is a Director of CQEC, a community based management, research and development organisation of which SeaQuake Books is an imprint. Full details of CQEC can be found at www.cqecmanagement.blogspot.co.uk

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The Fringe Poetry Magazine 2018
Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2018 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The poets selected represent a cross section of experience from those already heavily published, and known nationally and internationally, to emerging writers with something genuine to say. Our contributors in this issue are again predominantly from the United Kingdom, the USA and the Republic of Ireland. The Magazine includes varied subject matter, expressive techniques and forms.
The Fringe Poetry Magazine '17
Price: Free! Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2017 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
'The Fringe Poetry Magazine '17' follows the success of 'The Fringe Poetry On the Move' and 'The Fringe Poetry Festival' series of poetry pamphlets and e-pamphlets and from two books, 'The Fringe Poetry Cafe' and 'The Fringe Poetry White Book'. 'The Fringe' is a poetry collective based in the North West of England.
Ringo in Wonderland
Price: Free! Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2016 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A one act Pantomime. The Beatles may be in decline and are desperate for ideas to impress manager Brian Epstein. Ringo is derided for his suggestion that he may contribute to song writing and even more so for suggesting a pantomime. The Panto is, nevertheless, inevitable and Ringo becomes involved in a quest with the evil SiCo, Simon Cowell, to find the source of all popular music.
The Fringe Poetry White Book
Price: Free! Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
'The Fringe Poetry White Book' is an anthology of work from poets based, predominantly, in the North West of England. It follows on from the success of the anthology 'The Fringe Poetry Cafe' and from a series of six poetry pamphlets under the titles 'Poetry on the Move' and 'Poetry Festival' all published by SeaQuake Books.
The Fringe Poetry Cafe
Price: Free! Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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'The Fringe, Poetry Cafe' is an anthology from poets based in the North West of England. Some of this work has appeared in poetry pamphlets distributed in pubs, cafes, libraries, shops, buses and trains. In fact, anywhere the public may have time to read some interesting pieces of writing. There are many prize winning poems here.
CQEC Journal Building 'wellbeing' at community level in the north West 2016-17
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The CQEC Journal supports reflective practice and action research. It is aimed at policy makers on a local and national level. These include- the Leaders, Chief Executives and Senior Officers on local councils, relevant ministerial departments and the office of the Prime Minister. This edition is devoted to examples of building 'wellbeing' at community l
The Fringe Poetry Festival Three
Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
'The Fringe, Poetry Festival Three' is a pamphlet of poetry from poets based in the North West of England. It is distributed in pubs, cafes, libraries, shops, buses and trains. In fact, anywhere the public may have time to read some interesting pieces of writing. The idea behind the initiative is to bring poetry to a wider audience.
The Fringe Poetry Festival Two
Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
'The Fringe Poetry Festival Two' is a pamphlet of poetry from poets based in the North West of England. It is distributed in pubs, cafes, libraries, shops, buses and trains. In fact, anywhere the public may have time to read some interesting pieces of writing. The pamphlets and ebooks are published by SeaQuake Books. The idea behind the initiative is to bring poetry to a wider audience
The Fringe Poetry Festival One
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
'The Fringe Poetry Festival One' is a pamphlet of poetry from poets based in the North West of England. It is distributed in pubs, cafes, libraries, shops, buses and trains. In fact, anywhere the public may have time to read some interesting pieces of writing. The pamphlets and ebooks are published by SeaQuake Books. The idea behind the initiative is to bring poetry to a wider audience.
CQEC Journal Inter-Agency Working 2015
Price: Free! Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This edition, originally published in 2005 and widely referenced, has been reprinted in 2015 to gives research students in our partner universities wider access to the material. The focus here is on Inter-Agency working in Health, Housing, Education, Crime, Community and through Leadership roles. The articles are crisply written and highly relevant. In some cases, prophetic.
One True Thing
Price: Free! Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
'One True Thing' is a collection of poems characterised by social realism. They attempt to 'say it as it is'. Each offers 'one true thing'. The author has had numerous pieces of poetry and prose published and has won competition prizes in both areas. His work has been widely performed.
CQEC Journal Regeneration in the North West
Price: Free! Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The CQEC Journal supports reflective practice and action research. It is aimed at policy makers on a local and national level. These include- the Leaders, Chief Executives and Senior Officers on local councils, regional governmental officers, local MPs, relevant ministerial departments and the office of the Prime Minister. This edition is devoted to examples of regeneration in the North West.
The Fringe Poetry on the Move Three
Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
'The Fringe, Poetry on the Move Three' is a pamphlet of poetry from poets based in the North West of England. It is distributed in pubs, cafes, libraries, shops, buses and trains. In fact, anywhere the public may have time to read some interesting pieces of writing. The idea behind the initiative is to bring poetry to a wider audience.
The Fringe Poetry on the Move Two
Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
'The Fringe, Poetry on the Move TWO' is a pamphlet of poetry from poets based in the North West of England. It is distributed in pubs, cafes, libraries, shops, buses and trains. In fact, anywhere the public may have time to read some interesting pieces of writing. The idea behind the initiative is to bring poetry to a wider audience.
The Fringe Poetry on the Move One
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
'The Fringe, Poetry on the Move One' is a pamphlet of poetry from poets based in the North West of England. It is distributed in pubs, cafes, libraries, shops, buses and trains. In fact, anywhere the public may have time to read some interesting pieces of writing. The idea behind the initiative is to bring poetry to a wider audience.
'Darren and George'
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
'Darren and George' is a one act Play exploring the relevance of some of George Harrison’s ideas in dealing with a violent delinquent. The play contains adult themes and strong language. 'Darren and George' was performed at The Unity Theatre, Liverpool, in July 2013. The play was a finalist in the 'Ticket to Write' Drama Festival 2013.


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