Wowzers! Bangor 4-6th April. More HERE
This conference is the third and final event of the AHRC Network Poetry in Expanded Translation.
The conference organisers are Dr Zoë Skouding, Bangor University email@example.com and Dr Jeff Hilson, Roehampton University, firstname.lastname@example.org
Confirmed speakers include:
- Jennifer K. Dick (Université de Haute Alsace),
- Chris McCabe (National Poetry Library),
- Vahni Capildeo (Douglas Caster Cultural Fellow, Leeds University),
- Vincent Broqua (Université Paris 8),
- Lily Robert-Foley (Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier),
- Carole Birkan-Berz (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 3),
- Alys Conran (Bangor University),
- Nia Davies (Poetry Wales),
- Philip Terry (University of Essex),
- Simon Smith (University of Kent),
- Nisha Ramayya
- Rhys Trimble.
Caroline Bergvall, artist, writer and performer
Lawrence Venuti, translation theorist, Professor at Temple University
Andrew Lewis, composer, Professor at Bangor University
Poster by Joy as Tiresome Vandalism
Our next event takes place on December 6th at The Castle Hotel, 7pm and is free as ever – hope to see you there. It features Sharon Kivland, Redell Olsen and David Steans. Here’s a little preview of Redell Olsen:
say I and you London land marks
say I and you in London mark land
say London land is marked by you and I
say I and you make marks in London’s land
say I and you mark lands in London
say I and you marked by land
say London land marks
say long done land marks
say long done marks in land
say land in long marks in language
from Film Poems. See more HERE
Our next event takes place on December 6th at The Castle Hotel, 7pm and is free as ever – hope to see you there. It features Sharon Kivland, Redell Olsen and David Steans. Here’s a little preview of Sharon Kivland:
Find out more about Sharon HERE
Other Room reader Elizabeth-Jane Burnett is interviewed in The Guardian. Terrfic to see!
Swims is a work of poetry that follows its author into open waters around the UK, where she finds both simple pleasure and more complicated political hope
Read more HERE
From Comma Press…
The National Creative Writing Graduate Fair takes place on the 3rd November in Manchester, a day dedicated to emerging creative writers, from poets, to short story writers, to novelists.
The Fair is all about giving writers practical and up-to-date advice on how to live, work, and succeed as a writer. Over the course of the day, you will attend panel sessions, talks and workshops about topics like digital innovations in publishing, choosing the correct form for your idea, and book publicity. Moreover, writers are given the opportunity to meet with two agents, and have a pitching session where they can present their work for on-the-spot feedback.
You don’t have to be a university graduate to attend the fair, nor do you have to have had anything published. All you need to do is prepare two verbal pitches, in 2 of 10 genres. We cater to writers working in everything from commercial fiction to short stories, from poetry to historical fiction.
The programme includes ‘Next Generation’ poet and novelist Luke Kennard (keynote speaker), Betty Trask Award winning Irenosen Okojie, Jhalak Prize winning Jacob Ross, Bookseller Start Up of the Week Bookollective and leading writer’s magazine Mslexia.
Head to the Grad Fair website for the full programme and more information about the day. Tickets are £40, or £35 when booked in a group of five. If you are in receipt of means-tested benefits, or a single parent, you can apply for a reduced fee place for £20.
Bookings close on Wednesday 25th October, so don’t miss out on securing your place.
Work Processing – A Forum for the Sharing of Live Practice
Work Processing is a day-long event open to postgraduate/early-career artist-practitioners and independent artists working in the arts and humanities. The focus of Work Processing is practice itself. It offers a space in which to explore practice in process, stepping aside from the perceived obligation to qualify practice in terms of traditional academic discourse, and shifting focus away from product-based conceptions of artistic endeavour. The event will showcase the work of artist-practitioners over the course of a day, encouraging practice to speak to practice, unmediated by verbal explication. It will conclude with a communal dinner in the performance space where food, ideas and responses can be shared, and we can explore the kinds of conversations a forum like this can generate without the formalities of an academic Q&A.
We are currently seeking proposals for 20 minute contributions in any live format, from any discipline. Incomplete and/or speculative works-in-progress are of particular interest, although any work that engages with the theme of “Work Processing” will be considered. The event will take place on the 1st of December 2017 at Chisenhale Dance Space, London. Chisenhale has a large performance space with lighting and sound rig, basic projection facilities, and the raw aesthetic appropriate to sharing all types of live work in development.
Participants are invited to submit a short description of their intended work, their institutional affiliation (if applicable) and projected technical requirements, as well as weblinks to any supporting materials (videos/recordings/text etc.) to:email@example.com by the 13th of October 2017.
This event is being organised by five interdisciplinary practice-based PhD candidates, supported by the TECHNE AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership.