Iain Sinclair

Iain Sinclair FRSL (born 11 June 1943) is a Welsh writer and filmmaker. Much of his work is rooted in London, most recently within the influences of psychogeography.

Books in order of publication:

Back Garden Poems, poetry, 1970

The Kodak Mantra Diaries: Allen Ginsberg in London, documentary, 1971

Muscat’s Wurm, poetry, 1972

The Birth Rug, poetry, 1973

Lud Heat, prose, and poetry, 1975

Suicide Bridge, prose, and poetry, 1979

Flesh Eggs and Scalp Metal, poetry, 1983

Autistic poses, poetry, 1985

Flesh Eggs and Scalp Metal: Selected Poems 1970–1987, poetry, Paladin, 1987

Significant wreckage, poetry, 1988

White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings, fiction, 1987 (originally a limited edition from Goldmark but reprinted by Paladin)

Downriver, novel, 1991

Jack Elam’s Other Eye, poetry, 1991

The Shamanism of Intent, Goldmark, 1991

Radon Daughters, novel, 1994

Conductors of Chaos: a Poetry Anthology, editor 1996

Penguin Modern Poets Volume Ten: Douglas Oliver, Denise Riley, Iain Sinclair, poetry, 1996

The Ebbing of the Kraft, poetry, 1997

Lights out for the territory: 9 Excursions in the secret history of London. Granta Books. 1997.

Slow Chocolate Autopsy, fiction, 1997

Crash, essay, 1999

Liquid City, non-fiction, 1999 (with Marc Atkins)

Rodinsky’s Room, non-fiction, 1999 (with Rachel Lichtenstein)

Sorry Meniscus, essay, Profile Books, 1999

Landor’s Tower, novel, 2001

London Orbital, non-fiction, 2002 (paperback edition 2003)

White Goods, poems, essays, fictions, 2002

Saddling The Rabbit, poetry, 2002 Etruscan Books

The Verbals, in conversation with Kevin Jackson, 2003 Worple Press

Dining on Stones, novel, 2004

Edge of the Orison: In the Traces of John Clare’s ‘Journey Out Of Essex’, non-fiction, 2005

The Firewall (selected poems 1979 – 2006), poetry, Etruscan Books, paperback, 2006

Buried At Sea, Worple Press, paperback, 2006

London: City of Disappearances, editor, various essays about London psychogeography etc., 2006

Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire: A Confidential Report, non-fiction, 2009

Ghost Milk, non-fiction (memoir), 2011

Blake’s London: The Topographical Sublime, The Swedenborg Society, 2012

Kitkitdizze… Seeing Gary Snyder, Beat Scene, January 2013

Swimming To Heaven: The Lost Rivers of London, The Swedenborg Society, 2013

Austerlitz and After: Tracking Seybold, chapter deleted from ‘American Smoke’, Test Centre, 2013

Red Eye, poetry, Test Centre, 2013

Objects of Obscure Desire, Goldmark, 2013 (illustrated by Sarah Simblet)

American Smoke: Journeys to the End of the Light, 2014

Cowboy / Deleted File, chapter deleted from ‘American Smoke’, Test Centre, 2014

London Overground: A Day’s Walk around the Ginger Line, 2015

Black Apples of Gower, Little Toller Books, 2015

Westering, Test Centre, 2015

Liquid City, Expanded edition, non-fiction, Reaktion Books, 2016 (with Marc Atkins)

Seeschlange, Equipage, 2016

My Favourite London Devils: A Gazetteer of Encounters with Local Scribes, Elective Shamen & Unsponsored Keepers of the Sacred Flame, Tangerine Press, 2016

The Last London: True Fictions from an Unreal City, Oneworld Publications, 2017

Living with Buildings: Walking with Ghosts – On Health and Architecture, Wellcome, 2018

Dark Before Dark, Tangerine Press, 2019 (photography by Anonymous Bosch)

Fever Hammer Yellow – Earthbound Poetry Series Vol.1 No.7, Earthbound Press, 2020

Our Late Familiars – Goldmark, 2020 (photography by Ian Wilkinson)

The Gold Machine – In the Tracks of the Mule Dancers – Oneworld Publications, 2021

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