Pugilistica: celebrating boxing poetry

Held on November 4th 2015, in the extraordinary environs of http://www.apiarystudios.org in Hackney, London, Pugilistica brought together poets, academics, writers, artists and photographers to celebrate the sport of boxing through talks, readings, discussion and screenings. It featured fiction from Anna Whitwham, poetry from Tim Atkins, Ulli Freer, Stephen Mooney, Art History from Sarah Victoria Turner and Journalism from Oliver Goldstein and Don McRae, who presented his new book ‘A Man’s World: the Double Life of Emile Griffith.’ The event also saw the relaunch of Fights, by SJ Fowler, published by Veer Books in a revised second edition. More at the Enemies Project site.

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