Veer launch at the CPRC Birkbeck (Buck, Spott, Hazell, Jenkins)

Veer Books will be holding a launch reading on Monday, March 26th 2018, 7:30-9:00pm, at Birkbeck College, in association with the CPRC Birkbeck (note the new date).

We’ll be launching some new Veer publications, with readings by the authors:

* Verity Spott – We Will Bury You
* Calum Hazell – TENDS
* Haley Jenkins – Nekorb (TBC)

Venue: Keynes Library, School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, Birkbeck College, London
Time: 7:30-9:00pm

Free and All Welcome. Wine and drinks provided.



New Hix Eros review

Hix Eros: Poetry Review is published jointly by Sad Press and Hi Zero.

The latest issue is #8, published in March 2018, covering work by Sean Bonney, Lisa Robertson, Linda Kemp, Lila Matsumoto, Jennifer Pike Cobbing, Mike Saunders, Holly Pester et al., Sarah Hayden, Nicky Melville, Sophie Mayer, Calum Gardner, Juha Virtanen, Jèssica Pujol, Millie Guille, Sophie Seita, Caitlín Doherty, Corina Copp, Eleanor Perry, Daisy Lafarge, Vala Thorrods, JH Prynne, Colin Herd, and Peter Manson.


The Other Room in Creative Tourist

The next and final Other Room is previewed in the current Creative Tourist. Check it out HERE





May 18th 2018, Cardiff.  A gathering of early career researchers, postgraduate students, artists, poets and performers. Confirmed performers include Other Room reader Steven Hitchins. More details here.Steven Hitchins



The Advance of the Avant-garde

In the 1960s a group of writers set about shaking up the polite conventions of the British realist tradition through a whole range of experimental approaches.



Ern Malley: a celebration

TUESDAY 13th MARCH 2018 at 8pm, at The Handyman Supermarket (a bar and microbrewery, despite its name), 461 Smithdown Road, South LIVERPOOL, L15 3JL, Phone: 0151 733 7838 (on the 80, 86, 75 and 699 bus routes from the centre of town: get off by the Brookhouse). A Night of Songs (some Malley’s poems set to music by David Whyte and performed by the Ern Malley Orchestra).

The remaining poems read by Liverpool poets and Australian writers on video. ‘The Ern Malley Suite’ by Robert Sheppard (from Twitters for a Lark) AND (later, party-time!) Sounds of the Down-Underground with DJ Frank Scenario.


Peter Barlow’s Cigarette open mic

Peter Barlow’s Cigarette open mic special, second edition. Wednesday 14th March, Gulliver’s, 7pm start. £2 entry (ONO unwaged/etc). More details here.