Thursday, December 15
at 7:30 PM – 9 PM
Room 101 at the Clore Management Centre in Birkbeck College, London
Launching 3 new Veer Books, with readings by the authors:
* Peter Larkin – C Trappings
* Stephen Emmerson – The Journal of Baal and other visual poems
* Wayne Clements, Johan de Wit, Antony John – Kenya
In association with the CPRC Birkbeck.
Free and All Welcome.
Lullabies and Curses: Common Rest Launch Party
The Peckham Pelican
92 Peckham Road, SE15 5PY London, United Kingdom
Thursday, December 1 at 7 PM – 11 PM
Come and be sung SONGS OF THE DARK
Please join us for the launch of ‘Common Rest’, a collaborative album of sound works and lullabies with an accompanying book of poems by Holly Pester.
Doors at 7
Performances from 7:30
READINGS, PERFORMANCES, SONGS and SPELLS by
The project includes contributions by Emma Bennett, Vahni Capildeo, Jenny Moore, Nat Raha, Vera Rodriguez, Verity Spott and Claire Tolan. You can read more about the release on our website here: http://testcentre.org.uk/product/common-rest/
The Blackpool illuminations contain poems by many Knives Forks and Spoons poets.
Here are a couple of images and below are dates you can visit and a link to their location in Blackpool. It runs until November 6th.
NEW GHR Publications anthology collectible print edition from 2016! a screw in the shoe: Anthology of Challenges features a cover photograph by Eleanor Antin. Poetry and prose by Carol Watts, Andrea Brady, Maurice Scully, John James, Sarah Hayden, Norman Weinstein, Nancy Gaffield, Stuart Cooke, Norman Fischer, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Nathaniel Mackey, Richard Makin, Toby Olson, Michael Upchurch, Philip Terry, James Davies, John Hall, Peter Hughes, Peter Quartermain, Richard Makin. Publishing piece by Ken Edwards and reviews by Norman Weinstein and Steve Potter.
Forcing Change: Disruption, Transformation & the Poetic
Saturday, November 12th, 2016
11am – 4.30 pm
The event comprises two sessions, from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m, then from 2.00 p.m. onwards, followed by an open-ended discussion.
£12.00 (Concessions £10)
Contact: Lyndon Davies. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
** THE SAD PRESS SUMMER BUNDLE **
1. Karl M.V. Waugh, Obsessed by Proportions
2. Tom Jenks, An Anatomy of Melancholy
3. Anne-Laure Coxam, Toolbox Therapy
4. R.K., Killing the Cop in Your Head
5. Sally-Shakti Willow & Joe Evans, The Unfinished Dream
6. Eley Williams, Frit
Your friends are all telling you this is normal and fine and even a gesture of friendship but you’re not so sure. Anyway you may have them ALL for £30 (c.$1.07) including P&P at http://sadpress.wordpress.com, & they will be posted to you as they’re published between now and December.
Review copies of individual titles available on request. Or we’ll do you the bundle for 0.07 BTC or 3 Echos (http://economyofhours.com/
): get in touch & we’ll figure that out. We do also still have copies available of Jennifer Cooke’s Apocalypse Dreams
(£5 incl. P&P, http://sadpress.wordpress.com
), & back catalogue PDFs are available by donation (scroll down).