Cardiff Poetry Experiment

The Cardiff Poetry Experiment is poetry reading series whose aim is to curate a space to discuss and listen to contemporary poetry that is suggestive of the experimental.

Holly Pester, John Wilkinson, Rowan Evans.
Tuesday, July 4 at 7 PM. Jacobs Market, West Canal Wharf,  Cardiff, CF10 5DB.

Hidden Agendas: Unreported Poetics

Hidden Agendas: Unreported Poetics is now online in a PDF format at It contains a slection of writings on Edwin Denby, Mark Hyatt, Bern Porter, Asa Benveniste, Lukáš Tomin, William Bronk, Gilbert Sorrentino, Robbie Walker, Bob Cobbing, Paddy Roe, Philip Whalen, Loop Poetics, Cyberpoetics, Flarf and other poets and poetics from the 1960s to the present that/who might be considered ”neglected” in some way. Contributors: Ali Alizadeh, Louis Armand, Livio Beloi, Jeremy Davies, Stephan Delbos, Michel Delville, Johanna Drucker, Michael Farrel, Allen Fisher, Vincent Katz, Stephen Muecke, Jena Osman, Michael Rothenberg, Lou Rowan, Kyle Schlesinger, Robert Shepperd, Stephanie Strickland, John Wilkinson. Can also be got in hardcopy from the publisher, Litteraria Pragensia Books in Prague.

Via Vlak Magazine


Hi Zero! #FIVE Contemporary Poetry Readings in Brighton

Via Joe Luna:

Announcing the fifth Hi Zero poetry reading of the season, featuring the tongues in action of:




More info soon. Make sure you can come. ALSO PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE: We are NOT at the HOPE this time, but at the OPEN HOUSE. It’s right next to London Road station.

If you’re coming from London, or further afield: From Brighton station, instead of walking out and down the hill, just jump on a train going up to Seaford or Lewes (usually platform 8), and the first stop will be London Road. You won’t need to buy an extra ticket for this journey, as an Anywhere – Brighton ticket covers both Brighton itself and London Road.

Once off at London Road, simply turn left and the OPEN HOUSE is RIGHT THERE.

See: for a map.

Doors 7:30 for an 8 o’clock start – £4 for all.


More here.

Iain Sinclair, John Wilkinson, Emily Critchley & Rob Stanton

Indie literary press Penned in the Margins presents a summer solstice celebration of alternative poetry and experimental language, headlined by cult London writer IAIN SINCLAIR.

Iain is joined by US-based poet JOHN WILKINSON, one of the most influential experimental writers of his generation, plus new Penned in the Margins authors EMILY CRITCHLEY and ROB STANTON.

* Rob will be launching his debut collection, The Method

The event takes place in The Nave – a beautiful and atmospheric converted church and performance space in the Islington / Hackney borders. There will be a bar and a bookstall.

Doors open at 7.30pm.

Tickets are £6 online / £7 on the door

Buy now to avoid disappointment: