After receiving a bursary from Raven Studios in Shrewsbury, Lewis and illustrator, Saffron Russell, self-published Comprehensive in February 2022.

The 32-page pamphlet contains 13 poems about life in the UK from a working-class perspective, with the pair also releasing eight prints from the book.

Both Comprehensive and its accompanying prints are available to purchase on Etsy using the button below.

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Raven Studios Exhibition

During March 2022, an exhibition celebrating the launch of Comprehensive was up in the windows of Raven Studios on Smithfield Road in Shrewsbury.

The eight illustrations featured in the pamphlet were on show, alongside quotes from each of the poems they interpreted.

MyShrewsbury Feature

MyShrewsbury Magazine wrote a feature piece on Comprehensive in Spring 2022. The article has more information on how the pamphlet was made and contains some insight into what inspires the poet and illustrator.

It can be read here.