Week 40 UK Chapbook Chart 2016

perfectly_formed_stuart_buck_2A quiet week on the UK Chapbook Chart sees last week’s number 1 and 2  flip-flop at the top. Number 1 now belongs to Stuart Buck with his micro-chapbook Perfectly Formed. Buck has spent most of my adult life working as a chef in busy kitchens but now dedicates more time to his poetry . His poems have been published in/on The Stare’s Nest, Acumen, Cultured Vultures, Deadsnakes, Lost Souls Anthology, The Bitchin’ Kitsch, Erbacce Journal, Rats Ass Review, The Seventh Quarry, Melancholy Hyperbole, Walking is Still Honest, Yellow Chair Review, The Haiku Journal, The Tanka Journal, Gambling the Aisle, The Sunflower Collective and Under the Fable.

Sampson Low are still top of the publisher’s chart with 4 entries in the top ten. Oscar Wilde is the leading author with publications at No.5 & No.8.

1 (2) Perfectly Formed – Stuart Buck (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 15 Jun. 2016)

2 (1) Whittlings – Paul F. Lenzi (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 14 Sept. 2016)

3 (3) Hard Rain – Tony Hoagland (Hollyridge Press, 20 Oct. 2005)

4 (5) The Scotch Egg Diet – David Bushell (Sampson Low Ltd, 26 Feb 2015)

5 (4) Ballad of Reading Gaol – Oscar Wilde (Pluto Press, 29 Jun 1978)

6 (6) Murmurations – Stella Tripp (Sampson Low Ltd, 21 Dec 2015)

7 (8) Over The Skin – Carole Bulewski  (Sampson Low Ltd, 17 Nov 2015)

8 (7) Soul of Man Under Socialism – Oscar Wilde (Pluto Press, 1 Jan 1987)

9 (9) Dreamtime Reflections – Francesca Albini (Sampson Low Ltd, 27 Nov 2015)

10 (10) Ezra Pound & the de Rachewiltz Family: Prose, Poetry & Translations: Volume 16Mary De Rachewiltz (St. Andrews University Press, 28 May 2016)


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