The next Other Room is on Thursday 25th August at The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LE. 7 PM start, free entry. The readers are Joey Frances, David Kennedy, Wanda O’Connor and James Wilkes.
Joey Frances is based in Manchester. He is a member of Generic Greeting, a multi-disciplinary arts collective with whom he has collaborated on zines, posters, exhibitions and other events. He also co-organises the reading series Peter Barlow’s Cigarette. His poetry has appeared in Manchester Poets Declare A No Spy Zone, The Red Ceilings, e-ratio, The Curly Mind, Generic Greeting Zine #1 & #2, Sure Hope #1 (collab with Bryony Bates), Brewtopia by Generic Greeting for the Manchester Beer Festival, Brexit: Borders Kill (collab with Will Berry). His first full collection, a l’instar de, was published this year with Knives Fork and Spoons Press. He will shortly begin a PhD on contemporary innovative poetry and ideological resistance. Find him at bubblethesedatasets.tumblr.com // genericgreeting.co.uk // twitter @JoeyFrances