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Our Publications

Tees Valley Arts has printed books under three imprints since its foundation in 1982: Cleveland Arts, Buzzwords, Write Around and Tees Valley Arts.

The Cleveland Arts Imprint


Published: 1st July 2002
ISBN: 978-0-9540475-4-2
Other Details: Paperback h210mm
Author: Kevin Cadwallander

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Published: 1st June 2002
ISBN: 978-0-9540475-3-5
Other Details: Paperback 80pp h200mm 10 Illustrations
Main Contributor: Rowena Sommerville

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Writing on Our Bodies

An anthology of creative writing from East Cleveland.

Published: 1st May 2002
ISBN: 978-0-9540475-2-8
Other Details: Paperback h200mm Illustrations
Edited by: Kathleen McCreery

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A Visual Account of Mental Illness

Published: 1st April 1998
ISBN: 978-0-9521280-6-9
Other Details: Paperback 64pp h210mm
Main Contributors: Graham Vest; Linda Innes

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Literary Magazines and Journals: A Guide

Published: 28th February 1994
ISBN: 978-0-9521280-1-4
Other Details: Paperback 24pp h290mm
Author: Mark Robinson

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Public Art

Heaven and earth book cover

Heaven and Earth

Published: 1st September 2001
ISBN: 978-0-9540475-0-4
Other Details: Paperback 40pp h170mm 33 Illustrations
Author: Eric Bainbridge

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The Trophy Room

Published: 31st August 2001
ISBN: 978-0-9540475-1-1
Other Details: Paperback 41pp h210mm 4 3 Illustrations
Authors: Neville Gabie & Harry Pearson

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Artists from Japan, India, Poland and Great Britain worked in Cleveland UK in 1992/3 to study the River Tees and its links with people, community and industry.

Published: 1st December 1993
ISBN: 978-0-9521280-0-7
Other Details: Paperback
Main Contributors: Takashi Ikezawa; Vivan Sundaram; Hanna Luczak; Graham Crowley

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The Buzzwords Imprint

A Fortnight in Seaton Carew

Published: 1st January 2001
ISBN: 978-0-9521280-5-2

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The Write Around Imprint

A Write Around Poetry Anthology Series

Boom Boom Bang!

An Anthology of Children’s Poetry

Published: 12th October 1996
ISBN: 978-1-8990280-6-1
Other Details: Paperback 64pp h210mm

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An Anthology of Children’s Poetry

Published: 7th October 1995
ISBN: 978-1-8990280-1-6
Other Details: Paperback 64pp h210mm Illustrations
Edited by: Paul Cookson & Karen Sheader

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Running Like the Clappers

An Anthology of Children’s Poetry

Published: 8th October 1994
ISBN: 978-1-8990280-0-9
Other Details: Paperback 64pp h210mm
Edited by: Bob Beagrie

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Breathless Book Cover


An Anthology of Poetry

Published: 8th October 1994
ISBN: 978-1-8990281-0-8
Other Details: Paperback 64pp h210mm
Edited by: Ian McMillan & Mark Robinson

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In Our Street

An Anthology of Children’s Poetry

Published: 9th October 1993
ISBN: 978-0-9514770-9-0
Other Details: Paperback / softback 64pp h210mm

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A Write Around Prose Anthology Series


An Anthology of Short Stories

Published: 8th October 1994
ISBN: 978-1-8990280-5-4
Other Details: Paperback 64pp h210mm
Edited by: Wendy Robertson

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Local Tales

A Write Around Anthology

Published: 9th October 1993
ISBN: 978-0-9514770-8-3
Other Details: Paperback 64pp h210mm

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Leaving for Cape Horn

A Write Around Anthology

Published: 9th October 1993
ISBN: 978-0-9514770-7-6
Other Details: Paperback 112pp h210mm

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The Tees Valley Arts Imprint

Crossing the Tees

Crossing the Tees: printmaking was produced as a collaboration between the Teesside Print Group, The Crossing the Tees Book Festival and River Tees Rediscovered and celebrated the printmaking of participants at free workshops in Middlesbrough, Hartlepool and Darlington during the Crossing the Tees Book Festival 2015.

Published: 15th June 2015
ISBN: 978-0-9540475-9-7
Other Details: Paperback 20pp h210mm x w148mm 11 colour illustrations
Edited by: Adrian Moule
Design: Anna Atkinson Dunn
Photography: Anna Atkinson Dunn and Artists
Typesetting: Neal & Associates
Printing & Binding: A Local Printer Ltd
 450 copies

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Sweet Water

Sweet Water is an anthology of poetry inspired by water and was produced to celebrate the work of a group of newly arrived people of ethnic origin who had worked with poet Bob Beagrie and visual artist Adrian Moule to explore the importance of water as part of the One Planet Middlesbrough project.

Published: 5th June 2015
Run: 75 copies
ISBN: 978-0-9540475-6-6
Other Details: Paperback 24pp h210mm x w148mm
Main Contributor: Rowena Sommerville

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Published: 13th September 2014
ISBN: 978-0-9540475-5-9
Other Details: Paperback 40pp h210mm x w148mm 9 artworks
Edited byRowena Sommerville and Bob Beagrie

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