The Book

An Otley Run is a verse novella which tells the story of two groups of people spending their day doing the famous Otley Run pub crawl in Leeds. It is the second book by Leeds poet and author Joe Williams. It was one of four books shortlisted for the Best Novella category at the 2019 Saboteur Awards.

Cover image by Neil Morrison
The book’s cover image, drawn by Neil Morrison

An Otley Run is published by Half Moon Books, an independent poetry publisher based in Otley, who also published Joe’s first book Killing the Piano.

Here you can read extracts from the book and read what others had to say about it. If you’d like to buy a copy, you can do so here.