catalien by Oliver Findlay Price
Allegories of the everyday by Brian Walter
Otherwise Occupied by Sally Ann Murray
missing by Beverly Rycroft

Recent News

Dryad Press is offering readers a Special Offer on purchases of two books or more

We are all being encouraged to employ social distancing and work and stay at home. While this is seemingly completely frustrating, it compels a necessary slowing down. To help you pass the time, Dryad Press would like to announce a Special Offer on purchases:

Buy any two Dryad Press poetry collections and receive a third collection free. This offer includes a door to door local courier service, which means you do not have to leave your home to get your hands on your books! We hope the Dryad Press poets can bring some comfort during this uncertain time.

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Poets Sally Ann Murray  and Beverly Rycroft are at the US Woordfees 9-15 March 2020!

Dryad Press is excited to announce that its poets Joan Hambidge, Sally Ann Murray and Beverly Rycroft will be appearing at the Toyota University of Stellenbosch Woordfees 2020.

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Join us at Exclusive Books, Cavendish on Thursday, 5 March 2020, for the launch of this idiosyncratic debut collection).

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Tony Ullyatt wins the SALA for An Unobtrusive Vice!

Congratulations to Tony Ullyatt who was awarded a South African Literary Award (SALA) in the Poetry Category for 2019 for his collection, An Unobtrusive Vice.

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Buy a Dryad Press Box Set, Volume II – the perfect Xmas gift!

Our box set includes 4 poetry collections: Allegories of the Everyday, by Brian Walter; Otherwise Occupied, by Sally Ann Murray, missing, by Beverly Rycroft; and Metaphysical Balm, by Michèle Betty.

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Announcing the Dryad Press Poets Selected for Publication in 2020

Dryad Press has made its selections for publication in 2020! Congratulations to Kobus Moolman, Fiona Zerbst, and Oliver Findlay Price whose evocative and inspiring manuscripts were selected from among the many submissions received by Dryad Press in the 2019 open submission period.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Fiona Zerbst will be reading at Off The Wall

    May 18 @ 19:30
  2. Launch of Fiona Zerbst’s new collection In Praise of Hotel Rooms

    Jul 9 @ 18:00
  3. Oliver Findlay Price will be reading at Off The Wall

    Jul 13 @ 19:30

Published Books

catalien by Oliver Findlay Price
missing by Beverly Rycroft
Landscapes of light and loss by Stephen Symons
An Unobtrusive Vice by Tony Ullyatt
Allegories of the everyday by Brian Walter
Otherwise occupied by Sally Ann Murray
The coroner’s wife by Joan Hambidge
A private audience by Beverly Rycroft

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