Poetry Launch: Cavalcanty by Peter Hughes and Time Dust by Ian Patterson

Wednesday, 24th February 2016, 18:30. Heffers Bookshop, Cambridge. The launch of two new poetry collections published by Equipage: Cavalcanty by Peter Hughes and Time Dust by Ian Patterson.

Peter Hughes is based in Hunstanton, having worked as a teacher and translator in Italy and the UK. He is the publisher of the Oystercatcher Press chapbooks and has had his own works published by a wide range of presses, including Equipage, Shearsman and Reality Street. His most recent publications are Quite Frankly: After Petrarch’s Sonnets (Reality Street, 2015) and Cavalcanty (Equipage, 2015)

Ian Patterson lives and works in Cambridge, where he is a fellow of Queens’ College. He is well known for his work on Modernism and C20 and contemporary literature, especially poetry. A Selected Poems was published by Salt in 2003 under the title Time to Get Here. Since then, The Glass Bell (2009) has appeared from Barque, as well as Time Dust (2015) from Equipage and Still Life (2015) from Oystercatcher.

The event is free to attend, but booking is essential.



Ian Patterson’s books include ‘Time to Get Here – Selected Poems 1969-2002,’ from Salt Publishing (2003), ‘Guernica and Total War,’ from Profile Books (2007) and a translation of the final volume of Proust’s ‘À la recherche du temps perdu,’ ‘Le Temps retrouvé,’ from Penguin (2003). Barque Press published the chapbook ‘The Glass Bell’ in 2009.



Andrew Duncan’s selected poems, ‘Anxiety Before Entering a Room,” was published by Salt in 2001; the critical collection ‘The Failure of Conservatism in Modern British Poetry’ in 2003. He has been the editor of the poetry journal Angel Exhaust since 1992.



Richard Parker is the author of ‘From the Mountain of California,’ from Openned Press (2011); he is the editor of Crater Press, a hand-bound and letter-pressed poetry pamphlet series based in London and Brighton and Turkey.

Upstairs @ THE HOPE, Queen’s Road, Brighton

7:30pm for an 8:00pm start

£4 for all