A long and interesting list, with mentions for Other Room readers Tim Atkins, David Berridge, Peter Hughes, Alistair Noon, Michelle Naka Pierce,.Eléna Rivera and Rachel Sills. More here.
The Blue Bus is pleased to present a reading of poetry on Tuesday 21st June at 7.30 by Giles Goodland, Alistair Noon and Juliet Troy at The Lamb (in the upstairs room), 94 Lamb’s Conduit Street, London WC1. This is the 113th event in THE BLUE BUS series. Admissions: £5 / £3 (concessions). For the next reading in the series, please scroll down to the end of this message.
Giles Goodland has published several books of poetry including A Spy in the House of Years (Leviathan, 2001), Capital (Salt, 2006), What the Things Sang (Shearsman, 2009), Gloss (Knives Forks and Spoons Press, 2011) and The Dumb Messengers (Salt, 2012) and in collaboration with Alistair Noon) Surveyors’ Riddles, Sidekick Books.
Alistair Noon’s most recent publications are The Kerosene Singing (Nine Arches Press, 2015) and Surveyors’ Riddles (Sidekick Books, 2015), a collaboration with Giles Goodland from which they’ll be reading at this event. He has also published a dozen chapbooks of poetry and translations from German and Russian from various small presses, and appeared in anthologies including Sea Pie, Lung Jazz and The Best British Poetry 2013. His hobby is translating Osip Mandelstam. He lives in Berlin.
The Kerosene Singing available from Nine Arches Press
Surveyors’ Riddles, with Giles Goodland, available from Sidekick Books
Juliet Troy is an anglo/guyanese poet and one of the organisers of the Blue Bus. Her work includes Rhythm of Furrows across a field, 2013 – Kater Murr and Motherboard, 2015 – Knives Forks and Spoons – one of these poems was displayed in last Autumn’s Blackpool illuminations. She has had work published most recently in Snow Lit Rev, Spring 2016 – Allardyce, Barnett.
The next reading at the Blue Bus will be by Peter Larkin, Joanne Ashcroft and tbc on Tuesday July 19th at 7.30.
Alistair Noon will perform at the next Other Room on Wednesday 7th October 2015, 7 pm, The Castle Hotel, Oldham Street, Manchester, M2 4PD. This film is of Alistair reading a collaborative piece with Giles Goodland at SJ Fowler’s Camaradefest in 2013. The other readers will be Robert Hampson, Michelle Naka Pierce and Chris Pusateri.
Put em on yr calendar!
7th October 2015 7.00 @ The Castle, Oldham Street, Manchester – Alistair Noon, Chris Pusateri, Michelle Naka Pierce, Robert Hampson
9th December 2015 7.00 @ The Castle, Oldham Street, Manchester – Out of Everywhere 2, an anthology of women poets launch
17th February 2016 7.00 @ The Castle, Oldham Street, Manchester – Mark Leahy, Will Montgomery and TBA
13th April 2016 7.00 @ The Castle, Oldham Street, Manchester – The Other Room 8th birthday, readers TBA