The Other Room, Dark Would preview: Jo Langton

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The Other Room’s next event is a northern launch of the anthology The Dark Would which takes place October 16th at The Castle Hotel in Manchester, 7pm. For more information see the poster in the middle column of this page.

Jo Langton is the author of ZimZalla object #015, PoeTea, consisting of handmade bags with text instead of tea. Her work has appeared in Department, 3.A.M, Otoliths, and Catechism: Poems For Pussy Riot. She also sub-edited and appeared in The Dark Would language art anthology, and has a MA in Experimental Writing from the University of Salford. Fill the Silence was published by erbacce press in 2011. She might have a cheeky chapbook before autumn, providing koi carp and terror cats don’t steal her soul along the way.

Jo Langton: a preview

Jo Langton will perform at the next Other Room on Thursday, 15th August at The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham St., Manchester, M4 1LE. 7pm start, admission free. The film above shows Jo performing with Sarah Crewe at SJ Fowler’s Enemies event in Manchester earlier this year. You can also read some poems at Ofi Press, watch her perform at the DEPT/zimZalla event in 2012, or watch another performance with Sarah Crewe at the Manchester Poets for Pussy Riot event.

The other readers are Harry Gilonis and Elizabeth James.

Jo Langton is the author of ZimZalla object #015, PoeTea, consisting of handmade bags with text instead of tea. Her work has appeared in Department, 3.A.M, Otoliths, and Catechism: Poems For Pussy Riot. She also sub-edited and appeared in The Dark Would language art anthology, and has a MA in Experimental Writing from the University of Salford. Fill the Silence was published by erbacce press in 2011. She might have a cheeky chapbook before autumn, providing koi carp and terror cats don’t steal her soul along the way.

Other Room events rest of 2013

Some dates for your diary for the rest of 2013 and many readers confirmed.

All events take place at The Castle Hotel, Manchester at 7pm

June 24th – cris cheek, Sarah Crewe, Lewis Freedman
August 15th – Jo Langton, Harry Gilonis and Elizabeth James
October 16th – The Dark Would, Manchester launch
December 4th – TBC

Sarah Crewe: a preview


Sarah Crewe will perform at The Other Room on June 27th at The Castle Hotel, Oldham Street, Manchester. For a flavour of her work, watch this clip of Sarah performing with Jo Langton at the Enemies of the North event in Manchester in March 2013. For more of her work, try her poems in Litter and Peony Moon, or samples from her recently published collection flick invicta at the Oystercatcher Press site.

Sarah Crewe is from the Port of Liverpool. Her chapbooks include flick invicta from Oystercatcher and Signs Of The Sistership with Sophie Mayer, from Knives Forks and Spoons. She is one third of Stinky Bear Press and her work has featured in Shearsman, Tears In The Fence and Litter magazines. She also starred as the little girl in the Trio biscuit advert.

The other readers will be cris cheek and Lewis Freedman. Previews of both to follow.