Brighton Noise Poets in The Wire

“A wave of outsider poets and musicians is threatening to breach the UK’s coastal defences with their DIY mixes of spoken word, broken noise and radical politics.”

There is an extensive profile of the Brighton scene in the latest print edition of The Wire magazine, featuring Keston Sutherland, Joe Luna and Verity Spott amongst others.

Two new publications from Hi Zero

Hi Zero magazine number(ed) 27. On sale. Features poems/prose by Juha Virtanen, Danny Hayward, John DeWitt, Purdey Lord Kreiden, Christina Chalmers, Michael Thomas Taren, Sam Langer, Verity Spott, Timothy
Thornton, Ed Atkins, Lisa Jeschke and Florence Warner. Cover designed by Robbie Dawson, edited by Joe Luna. UK £4 incl. p+p; ROW £6.

Ten Zones by Joe Luna. 18-panel Z-fold concertina pamphlet. Designed and (ltd. number) hand-painted-on by Ed Atkins. Edition of 200. UK £6 incl. p+p; ROW £8.

Contact hizeroreadings@gmail.com to purchase and query.

Hi Zero

Hi Zero Proudly Present: Number 24 in the Current Series, Featuring Readings of Poetry by the Following Poets:

RYAN DOBRAN

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LISA JESCHKE

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PRUDENCE CHAMBERLAIN

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Music from a thing, the bar, lights, the whole shebang. Taking place at The Hope, Queens Road, Brighton, on –

TUESDAY 26th November –

£4 entry –

Doors at 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start.

This will be the last Hi Zero of 2013! Come and celebrate! More info soon! Please spread the word and invite your friends!

Hi Zero

Wednesday 28th August, doors at 7:30pm for an 8:30pm start. £4 entry. Readings from Joshua Clover, Cathy Wagner and Rachel Galvin; upstairs at The Hope on Queen’s Road in Brighton. A new issue of Hi Zero magazine will be on sale for the first time, featuring a special Oakland scene report guest edited by David Buuck and with poems by Andrew Kenower, Lara Durback, Joshua Clover, Wendy Trevino, Bill Luoma, Jackqueline Frost, Jasper Bernes, Juliana Spahr, David Lau and Oki Sogumi, and also featuring poetry by Dana Ward, Cathy Wagner, Jeff Nagy and an essay on Justin Katko, Jow Lindsay, Jonty Tiplady and Kenny G.

Hix Eros I

A new poetry reviews zine, edited by the Jo(e)(w)s Lindsay and Luna, with reviews of Jennifer Cooke, Frances Kruk, Francesca Lisette, Stephen Nelson, Holly Pester, Posie Rider, Keston Sutherland, Gareth Twose, Mike Wallace-Hadrill and Rachel Warriner.

Download it here.

DESIGN FOR LIVING: Sunday March 24 7:30 PM – MILES CHAMPION, WILLIAM FULLER, JOE LUNA

DESIGN FOR LIVING: Sunday March 24 7:30 PM

MILES CHAMPION, WILLIAM FULLER, JOE LUNA

WILLIAM FULLER, JOE LUNA, MILES CHAMPION

William Fuller’s most recent books are Sadly,
Watchword, and Hallucination, all from Flood Editions. Quorum will be published
next month by Seagull Books. He has worked at a Chicago trust company for the
last thirty years; this is his first reading in NYC since the Ear Inn in
1990.

Miles Champion’s How to Laugh is forthcoming from Adventures in
Poetry. His book-length illustrated interview with Trevor Winkfield, How I
Became a Painter, should be out soon from Pressed Wafer. Other books include
Compositional Bonbons Placate, Sore Models, Three Bell Zero, and Eventually. He
lives in Brooklyn.

Joe Luna lives in Brighton, UK, where he runs the Hi
Zero poetry reading series and edits Hi Zero magazine. He is the author of
ASTROTURF (Hi Zero, 2013), and A Great Sadness (Otting Editions,
2013).

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ASTROTURF & other poems

Beaming with the thrill of live violence, Hi Zero Publications announces the emission of _ASTROTURF & other poems_ by Joe Luna. A full set of histrionic lyric tantrums over 21 poems and 40pp., printed 8k comic-size in an edition of 100: “In basic passion it’s the Lana Del Rey arc bent into a Möbius strip”. More here.

HI ZERO #18 CONTEMPORARY POETRY READINGS

IAN PATTERSON

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.

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ANDREW DUNCAN

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.

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RICHARD PARKER

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

HI ZERO #16 CONTEMPORARY POETRY READINGS

Hi Zero Proudly Presents – No. (#) 16 in this, the current season of Hi Zero poetry readings, featuring the following poets:

ANTHONY BARNETT

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CONNIE SCOZZARO

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ANDY SPRAGG

More details coming extremely soon, needless to say this can’t be missed, Anthony Barnett, Connie Scozzaro and Andy Spragg,

Monday (MONDAY) 29th October, 2012 upstairs at THE HOPE, Queen’s Road in BRIGHTON (Brighton).

Doors at 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start,

£4 for all

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Hi Zero 8

Monday 31st October 2011, with Harry Gilonis & Sean Bonney, 8pm start, £4. The Hope, Queen’s Road (just down from the station), Brighton.

Harry Gilonis // Sean Bonney

Gilonis’ work spans decades of writing, composing and criticking, most recently producing some of the most crucial translations of Welsh, Irish, Chinese and Russian poetry on the black market. He has published reams, including (for starters) a stunning version of Mayakovsky’s “Order No. 2 to the Armies of the Arts” in Hi Zero 3.

Bonney is perhaps the foremost British poet of the violent fluctuations between activism and language, an arch and absolutely important thinker in verse that refuses to be thought without a fight. Sean’s _The Commons_ and _Happiness: Poems After Rimbaud_ are both out now.

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