poetry / prose / interdisciplinary projects / anthologies
Creating new possibilities in the publishing of fiction and poetry through a flexible, interdisciplinary approach and the production of unique and beautiful books.
Type 1 is the foundation upon which Prototype has been built. From debut collections to resurrected manuscripts and works in translation, our aim is to discover poetry which is ambitious, unafraid, expansive and free, and our books are liberated from formal restrictions.
Type 2 encompasses an evolving range of prose works, from novels to short story collections, and those works less easily defined by genre but using prose as their medium. It takes a broad and open-minded approach to the various forms taken by experimental fiction.
Type 3 is the natural evolution of the flexible approach we take to poetry and prose. A response to the exciting and necessary demand for interdisciplinary and collaborative publications which require new and innovative ways of thinking about writing and publishing.
Type 4 is the home of prototype, an anthology of new work published once a year, capturing that year’s activity and looking ahead at what’s to come. It is also a space for commissioning and inviting anthologies of original works of prose, poetry and collaborative artforms.