Colliding Lines commission and publish experimental literature, interactive art objects and collaborative live recordings. We sell bespoke, limited edition physical releases created by our artists just for you, as well as short run books, cassettes and digital downloads. We are committed to bringing inspiring and innovative artists together, and this is where you get to take their work home with you for keeps.

All items are available to buy directly through our online shop, or for more information please see our releases below.

Published Works

  • Chronic Poetics | AnthologyChronic Poetics | Anthology
    Chronic Poetics is a new anthology published and produced by Point Positive Publishing and Colliding Lines. It exclusively features artists with an experience of chronic disability and chronic pain. Through essays, poetry, images and design, this collection is what we wish people understood about living with a chronic condition. Throughout the book, text-based work is visually interpreted by
  • K I N E T I C | Anthology #2K I N E T I C | Anthology #2
    Colliding Lines presents K I N E T I C, an anthology of poems reimagined and remixed. K I N E T I C asked eleven poets to submit work for visual interpretation by seven typographic artists, taking movement as its guiding theme. Neither poet nor designer spoke to each other, nor knew the other’s
  • Lived Particulars | Tape #2Lived Particulars | Tape #2
    Colliding Lines presents the second in our series of collaborative audio experiments, created by Cerpintxt (Alaa Yussry) and Stephan Barrett. Each release in our series features one original piece of work, and one response to a previous release. Starting as an idea for a long-form radio based work, Stephan and Alaa’s work soon became an
  • Witches BrewWitches Brew
    Witches Brew is an interactive boxset of sensory spells and poetic hexes for aspiring sorcerers to play with. In this handmade, limited edition collection you will find six ingredients – Passion; Kindness; Well-being; Affection; Negativity; Hate. Inside the book, you will find a guide to all the spells that a skilled witch can cast while
  • River . Pathway . Static | Tape #1River . Pathway . Static | Tape #1
    Colliding Lines presents the first in our series of collaborative audio experiments, River . Pathway . Static. Each release in our series features one original piece of work, and one response to a previous release. Led by artists Stephan Barrett and Sylvia Hallett, Side A of the release is a sonic journey through cracks in
  • H O M E | Anthology #1H O M E | Anthology #1
    Colliding Lines presents H O M E, an anthology of poems remixed and reimagined. H O M E asks ten poets to submit work for visual interpretation by six typographic artists. Neither poet nor designer spoke to each other, nor knew the other’s work prior to this project. The resulting pieces represent two perspectives, each poem possessing a new meaning created
  • Um Poema Errante / A Wandering PoemUm Poema Errante / A Wandering Poem
    Um Poema Errante / A Wandering Poem is the printed collaboration between travelling poet Christian Marques and visual interpreter Angharad Hengyu Owen. The text is a bi-disciplinary re-exploration of an eight-month journey across Europe, Asia and the Middle East, covering roughly 11’500 km by land, unearthing one poem a day. Presented in English and Portuguese, the book
  • Shadowplay: PretextShadowplay: Pretext
    Shadowplay is an experimental live literature project; a post-apocalyptic fable where words are all the audience sees, and those words describe a language that’s tearing itself apart. The piece is soundtracked with an ever-evolving score improvised by Jacob and Reuben Kyriakides, at each location performed with guest musicians – never the same twice. We wish
  • Poetry & Piano EPPoetry & Piano EP
    Inspired by a series of sessions filmed in 2016, Poetry & Piano features 8 performances from poets Nikki Marrone, Tim Knight and Uppahar Subba with improvised accompaniment from Matt Widgery on piano. This album collects snapshots of serendipity, those moments of unexpected inspiration that come from a live collision of creative mediums. With his roots
  • Ghosts by PostGhosts by Post
    Inside each miniature book are three microfictions; three lost souls for you to care for, fear and, ultimately, to forget. This five book series arrives one-by-one by post at irregular intervals, each dispatched in a sealed envelope for your eyes only. There are some surprises and Easter eggs along the way, but we don’t want to spoil the
  • AlchemyAlchemy
    Developed by Abi Palmer, Alchemy is an interactive poetry experience for you to play at home. Based upon Robert Boyle’s challenge to classical Alchemy in 1661, the set invites you to experiment with different combinations of physical and poetic elements. What reactions will you discover? Each set includes four elemental poem cards, four chambers filled
  • a(white)voida(white)void
    ‘Mind the black cat sleeping in the beauty spot gap, shut the heavy door on this World’s Fair, and forget the ten-to-ten Grantham rain cocktails in Coach H wear of where else tonight. Baby, if I’m awake much longer than I may as well evaporate.’ This limited edition, pre-packed collection of self published poetry comes