Lady in Pearls - monochrome painting of enigmatic lady with long hair looking to her right (your left, and maybe at you).Welcome to HappenStance! 

Want to buy some poetry? Hurray! Just click on the SHOP tab above to take a look at what's in print or select of the book icons placed enticingly near this box. 

Want to know something about the background to all this? Helena Nelson's editorial blog is flagged bottom left.

Want to be part of it? HappenStance has a subscription scheme to allow UK readers and poets an insight into the press and how it works. A small annual payment entitles you to a purchase discount of 25%, as well as a free pamphlet of your choice and detailed feedback on some of your own poems during reading 'windows'.

If you prefer to communicate by post, you can download an up-to-date price list, which will give you details and addresses.