If you’d like to buy any of the publications  listed below, please CONTACT me with your e-mail and postal addresses. I’ll send you an invoice which you can pay online using your debit card, credit card or PayPal, and then I’ll send your book(s). Post and packing is charged at £1.50 per item unless otherwise stated (I’m happy to discount for larger orders).

Edinburgh: poems & translations (The Caseroom Press, 2021). Includes poems… about sites in the city from the 15th century St Triduana’s Chapel to the 21st century Scottish parliament, as well as about figures from across the centuries, including Deacon Brodie, Robert Adam and the poet’s daughter, aged four. Poems with Edinburgh settings by Victor Hugo and Theodor Fontane appear here in English translation for the first time. 210 x 130mm, 16 pages, soft covers, saddle stitch binding. £7.00

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Gleann Badraig (Distanz Verlag, 2018), poems written to accompany photographs of the Isle of Jura by Charles March. 390 × 275 mm, 96 pages, 60 color images, hardcover with linen. More here. £35.00 + £5.00 P&P

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Floating the Woods (Luath Press, 2018), poems. More here. £8.00
Reviews: Lydia Harris in Northwords Now
Richie McCaffrey in The Bottle Imp

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Heroines from Abroad (Carcanet, 2018), translations of poems by Christine Marendon. More here. £12.00
Reviews: Jeanetta Calhoun Mish in World Literature Today
Chloe S. Vaughan in The Manchester Review

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The Road North: a journey around Scotland guided by Basho’s oku–no–hosomichi (Shearsman, 2014) a long poem, written with Alec Finlay. More here. £9.00
Reviews: Andy Brown, ‘Effacing the ego’ in Stride
Journey as Poem’ in Gutter

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Silence Before Speech (Knucker Press, 2016). Twelve cards featuring poems Ken Cockburn and Jane McKie after paintings by Dina Campbell; designed by Mary Asiedu. More here. £15.00

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The Solitary Reaper (Ken Cockburn, 2016). A sequence of seven short poems, written and published for the exhibition Wordsworth and Basho: Walking Poets, at Kakimoro Bunko, Osaka, Japan. More here. £5.00

there were our own there were the others (morning star & Trust New Art / National Trust, 2014). Poems and prose for the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. More here. £5.00

Veined with Shadow Branches
Veined with Shadow Branches (Sarah Myerscough Gallery, 2014). Includes the poem-sequence ‘Into Ettrick’, written as a collaboration with the painter Andrew Mackenzie. More here. £5.00

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Snapdragon (The Caseroom Press, 2012) Poems by Arne Rautenberg, translated from the German by Ken Cockburn. More here. Out of print.

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ink (Dundee: University of Abertay Press, 2011) Poems and prose, with ~in the fields. More here. £15.00
Review: Ian Stephen in Northwords Now

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OVERHEARD OVERLOOKED: found poems (The Caseroom Press, 2012). More here. £5.00

On the flyleaf (Luath Press, 2007). Poems. Out of print

For “Visions" read “Meteors"
For “Visions” read “Meteors” : found poems, and an alphabet, from the John Murray Archive (National Library of Scotland and Perjink Press, 2007) £5.00

The Order of Things: an anthology of Scottish sound, pattern and concrete poems (pocketbooks, 2001). Edited by Ken Cockburn, with Alec Finlay. £25.00
Review: David Preece in Oyster Boy Review

Souvenirs and Homelands (Scottish Cultural Press, 1998) Poems. Shortlisted for the Saltire First Book of the Year Award 1998. £5.00

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Brilliant Cacophony: connecting the contemporary of art and architecture on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile (Edinburgh: Scottish Sculpture Trust, 1998) Edited by Ken Cockburn and Lise Bratton. £25.00 (1 copy left)

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Orpheus (Red Sharks Press, 1988). £5.00

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