The Blue Bus – Keith Jebb, Phillip Rowland & Cathy Weedon

The Blue Bus is pleased to present a reading of poetry on Tuesday 16th August  at 7.30 by  Keith Jebb, Phillip Rowland and Cathy Weedon. PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE the reading will still be in Lambs Conduit street but slightly further up at:

The Perseverance (pub) 
63 Lamb’s Conduit St,
London 
WC1N 3NB.

This is the 115th  event in THE BLUE BUS series. Admissions: £5 / £3 (concessions). For future readings in the series, please scroll down to the end of this message.

Keith Jebb teaches Creative Writing at the University of Bedfordshire,  he published ‘hide white space’ and ‘tonnes’, both from Kater Murr’s Press, and  has been in numerous poetry magazines over the years, including Folded Sheets, Fire and Poetry Salzburg Review. He also co-edited New Poetry from Oxford, and is one of the organisers of The Blue Bus. 

Born in south-west London in 1970, Philip Rowland is a long-time resident of Tokyo ‘Something Other Than Other’, (Isobar Press) is Philip Rowland’s most recent collection an excerpt can be found at:   http://isobarpress.com/?page_id=1281

Philip  has published two previous collections and is the founding editor of NOON: journal of the short poem; he is also co-editor of the anthology Haiku in English: The First Hundred Years (Norton, 2013).

Cathy Weedon was born in Stoke-on-Trent and moved to Luton in the 1970s. She recently completed an MA in Creative Writing at the University of Bedfordshire. Previously she has created thematic visual poetry. Her recent book is ‘1-50’ (Blart Books 2015). She has read at the Blue Bus and in 2015 she contributed to SJ Fowler’s Mahu exhibition at the Hardy Tree Gallery. In February 2016 she read at the Institute of English Studies as part of a symposium for Race & Poetry & Poetics in the UK.

The Blue Bus – James Davies, Stephen Emmerson & Cathy Weedon

The Blue Bus is pleased to present a reading by James Davies, Stephen Emmerson and Cathleen Weedon on Tuesday 19th August from 7.30 at The Lamb (in the upstairs room), 94 Lamb’s Conduit Street, London WC1. This is the ninety-first event in THE BLUE BUS series. Admissions: £5 / £3 (concessions).

Cathy Weedon was born in Stoke-on-Trent and moved to Luton in the 70’s. A former student of Keith Jebb, she recently completed an MA in Creative Writing at the University of Bedfordshire. In previous years she has created visual poetry. She will read a selection from her series of poems ‘1-50’.

Stephen Emmerson’s most recent publications are Telegraphic Transcriptions (Dept Press/Stranger Press), No Ideas But In Things (Dark Windows), All my Pornography (The Red Ceilings), Comfortable Knives (KFS). He also produces poetry objects which include ‘A never ending poem…(Zimzalla), ‘Albion’ (Like This Press), ‘The Last Ward’ (Very Small Kitchen), ‘Pharmacopoetics’,(Apple Pie Editions) and ‘Stephen Emmerson’s Poetry Wholes’ (If P then Q).Installations / exhibitions include: Albion, The Dark Would, Visual Poetics at the South Bank Centre, Pharmacopoetics, Farringdon Factory, and Illuminations.He also co-edits Blart Books with Lucy Harvest Clarke.More info about his work can be found here https://stephenemmerson.wordpress.com/

James Davies’ poetry collections include AcronymsA Dog, Plants and most recently Two Fat Boys. Three major works are currently in progress: stackIf the die rolls 5 then I stampthe date and The Lovers – a collaborative novel with Philip Terry. For the last 6 years he has run the poetry night and website The Other Room and edited the publishing house if p then q.