Try To Be Better


ed. Sam Buchan-Watts & Lavinia Singer

Try To Be Better is a multi-disciplinary engagement with the idiosyncratic creative practice of W. S. Graham, foregrounding experiment and process. Contemporary writers and artists respond to prompts Graham left in notebooks and letters to create original poetry, illustration, sculpture, painting, scholarship and more.

Featuring: Astrid Alben, Nuar Alsadir, Marianne Røthe Arnesen, Edwina Attlee, Tom Betteridge, Rachael Boast, Nancy Campbell, Thomas A. Clark, Holly Corfield Carr, Lauren Doughty, Bobby Dowler, Aisha Farr, Natalie Ferris, Isabel Galleymore, Callie Gardner, Christopher P. Green, Oliver Griffin, Will Harris, Lesley Harrison, Daisy Lafarge, Zigmunds Lapsa, Maureen N. McLane, Lucy Mercer, Aimée Parrott, Natalie Pollard, Paloma Proudfoot, Denise Riley, Ben Sanderson, Denise Saul, Lucy Stein, Amy & Oliver Thomas-Irvine, Nick Thurston and Donya Todd

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Traven T. Croves


Sam Buchan-Watts & Lavinia Singer






165 x 240mm; 76pp. + 8pp. insert; offset printed in black + 1 spot colour; 3 saddle-stitched loose sections