TUESDAY 12th MAY
Cardiff Poetry Experiment
D. E. Oprava
Doors open at 7pm, readings promptly at 7:30pm
Free admission, with discussions. Refreshments, cake available at the Teahouse.
Cardiff City Centre,
(enter opposite Central Library)
Samantha Walton is the author of three chapbooks, most recently Amaranth, Unstitched (Punch Press, 2013) and the forthcoming Animal Pomes from Crater Press. She’s read at events including the UEA Poetry Festival, Surrey Poetry Festival, Lit Live at Goldsmiths and as part of Enemies collaborations in London, Edinburgh and Wales. In 2015 Samantha will be Poet in Residence at the SoundEye Festival of the Arts of the Word in Cork, Ireland. Tweets @samlwalton
D.E. Oprava is an American-born writer who has lived in Wales for almost two decades. He has published six collections of poetry, the latest of which, The Last Museum of Laughter, was highly commended by the 2014 Forward Prizes for Poetry and he recently won the 2015 London Book Fair Poetry Prize for Haiku. He is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at Cardiff Metropolitan University and has work forthcoming from Red Hen Press and Pighog Press in 2016.
Peter Jaeger is a Canadian text-based artist, poet, and literary critic now living in London. He is the author of eleven books, and his most recent publications include John Cage and Buddhist Ecopoetics (Bloomsbury 2013), 540493390 (Veer Press 2014), and A Field Guide to Lost Things (forthcoming this year from If P then Q Press). Jaeger is Professor of Poetics at Roehampton University in London.
Cardiff Poetry Experiment is supported by Cardiff University’s School of English, Communication and Philosophy.
TUESDAY 12th MAY