Up the stairs (at the back of the barroom) at the Caledonia pub, Catharine Street, in the Georgian Quarter, Liverpool, £5, 7 pm spot-on start!
Friday February 27th 2015
Claire Trévien is an Anglo-Breton poet, editor, reviewer, workshop leader and live literature producer.
She is the author of the pamphlet Low-Tide Lottery (Salt, 2011), and The Shipwrecked House (Penned in the Margins, 2013), which was longlisted in the Guardian First Book Award. The Shipwrecked House was co-commissioned as a one-woman show by Ledbury Festival and supported thanks to Arts Council Funding. It has been touring the UK this autumn, reviews can be found here.
Her poetry has appeared in numerous publications including POETRY, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Magma, Under the Radar, Poetry Salzburg, The Forward Book of Poetry 2014 and Best British Poetry 2012.
She edits Sabotage Reviews, co-edits Verse Kraken, and co-organizes Penning Perfumes.
Luke Kennard is a poet and writer of fiction. He holds a PhD in English from the University of Exeter and lectures in creative writing at the University of Birmingham. He won an Eric Gregory award in 2005 for his first collection of prose poems The Solex Brothers (Stride Books) which has since been re-issued by Salt as The Solex Brothers Redux. His second collection of poetry The Harbour Beyond the Movie was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Collection in 2007 making him the youngest poet ever to be nominated for the award. His third book, The Migraine Hotel, was published in by Salt in 2009 and a pamphlet, Planet-Shaped Horse, was published by Nine Arches Press in 2011 to critical acclaim.