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Wed, 25 Jan 2017

Carcanet Press and Exact Editions launch digital book platform for readers.

LONDON 25th January 2017

Carcanet Press, the world renowned poetry and literature publisher, has today partnered with digital publishing experts Exact Editions to launch an innovative digital platform for The Carcanet Collection, a wide-ranging selection of poetry and prose.

The Carcanet Collection gives subscribers a collection with over 70 notable works of literature and literary criticism, which will grow over the course of 2017 to include approximately 100 titles. The expanding collection includes significant works from the poets laureate of Jamaica and Wales, in Melvyn Morris and Gillian Clarke respectively, as well as a debut from Joey Connolly and highly anticipated works from Sinead Morrissey and Caroline Bird. This extensive collection of titles makes the Carcanet Collection an essential subscription for any lover of the literary arts.

The digital book collection utilises Exact Editions’ cutting edge reader technology, staying faithful to the original format of the printed works, whilst also offering an enhanced reading experience that can be accessed on a vast range of digital devices including web, iOS and Android apps. The advanced search functionality gives the reader an enhanced experience, as subscribers are able to quickly browse and cross reference this vast collection.

Interested readers can purchase an annual subscription to the Carcanet Collection for £49.99 from the Exact Editions shop:

Michael Schmidt, founder of Carcanet Press, said on the launch of the collection:

“The Carcanet Collection will give subscribers access to the best new work we are publishing along with some of our key backlist authors whose writing we are re-presenting, re-discovering.”

Exact Editions' Managing Director, Daryl Rayner said:

“Exact Editions are proud to offer an exciting new product for literary fans. The Carcanet Collection subscription gives readers the opportunity to explore a fantastic range of books covering every literary angle.”

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