Bloodaxe Books Collection

Subject strengths: Literature, Contemporary Literature, Poetry, Publishing

Bloodaxe Books is one of Britain's leading poetry publishers, based at Hexham, Northumberland. The company is internationally renowned for its quality in literature and excellence in book design. Their authors and books have won many major literary awards including the T.S. Eliot Prize, Pulitzer and the Nobel Prize. The Bloodaxe Books Collections consists of poetry, prose, translations and critical work published by the company since its inception in 1978.

Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:

Collection Name: Bloodaxe Books Collection

Library Search Collection Ref Code: BXB

Date Range of Material


Type of Material

Book collection consisting of poetry, prose, translations and critical work

Size of Collection

963 books

How To Order Items From This Collection

The books within this collection are described within the Newcastle University Library Search and can be ordered directly from the catalogue.

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Other resources

See Bloodaxe Books Archive for related archival material.

Material from this collection was used in our Treasures of the Month feature for March 2019.

Material from this collection has been included in an exhibition which can be viewed here.

See more digitised content from this collection at CollectionsCaptured.