A new reading series

Sunday 15th October 2017 / 7pm / free entry

Rachael Allen
Jessica Higgins
Tom Jenks
Tessa Harris
Thom Adams
DJs Comfortable on a Tightrope and Secret Admirer


RACHAEL ALLEN is the poetry editor for Granta, co-editor of poetry press Clinic and online journal Tender. Her first full collection is forthcoming from Faber & Faber in 2019.

JESSICA HIGGINS is an artist based in Glasgow who works in sculpture, performance and writing. She is 1/8th of Good Press, a volunteer-led-unfunded-informal-organisation dedicated to the promotion and production of independent artist publications and projects; and one half of Museums Press, a publisher of art for leisure (est. 2009) and its new subsidiary A Plume which publishes writing by artists twice in a year, and an annual (est. 2017). Guilding, a novella and collection of quasi-essays was published by Publication Studio London in April 2017.

TOM JENKS’ most recent book is Crabtree: The Libretto, published by The Red Ceilings Press, with others including Items (if p then q), Sublunar (Oystercatcher Press) and Spruce (Blart Books). His work has appeared in The New Concrete: Visual Poetry in the 21st Century (ed. Victoria Bean & Chris McCabe) and The Best British Poetry 2015 (ed. Emily Berry). He co-organises The Other Room reading series in Manchester and edits the avant -objects imprint zimZalla.

TESSA HARRIS is a writer and poet currently at the Centre for New Writing, University of Manchester as a Commonwealth PhD candidate. She was born and raised in Windhoek, Namibia, and has had short stories and poetry published in Namibia, South Africa and the UK.

THOM ADAMS is a writer based in Manchester. He is a recent philosophy graduate and is currently working on his first pamphlet.


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