Junction Box 10

Junction Box is  a space for poets, primarily, but also for other kinds of creative and critical practitioners, to talk about the world, themselves and the others, in a free and category-open fashion.  Number 10 is now live. featuring:

  • Julia Rose Lewis & James Miller: Preface to ‘Strays’
  • Lucy Sheerman & Karlien van den Beukel: Rem • Press
  • Nia Davies & Sampurna Chattarji: Ritual Correspondence
  • Doug Jones: from ‘Posts’
  • Laura Goode: Two Poems
  • Rebecca Compton: Cooperation vs Collaboration
  • Paul Hawkins: Trailing arm leading edge
  • Holly Corfield Carr: On Caves
  • Eley Williams: Three Pieces
  • Sonja Vitow: 13 Reasons I Believe In Ghosts
  • Tim Allen: from ‘A Democracy of Poisons’
  • Anthony Mellors & David Rees: Winter Journey (Time out x 2)

Lyndon Davies: Bridge 116

Lyndon Davies’ fourth collection takes a high-dive into the vast but weirdly personal and particular mysteries of place and belonging.

Shifting through forms, registers and perspectives, part journal, part improvisation, part hallucination,

Bridge 116 explores a vision of locality both specific and haunted by many kinds of news from elsewhere. Full details here.

Cardiff Poetry Experiment

Thursday, February 25th, 7 PM. Waterloo Tea at the Wyndham Arcade, 21-25 Wyndham Arcade, Cardiff, CF10 1FH.

LYNDON DAVIES: author of A Colomber in the House of Poesy and editor of Aquifer Books

AMY McCAULEY: poetry editor at New Welsh Review

RHYS TRIMBLE: author of Swansea Automatic, Rejectamenta, and Hexerisk

About the Poets:

Lyndon Davies has published three collections of poetry, Hyphasis (Parthian Press 2006), Shield (Parthian Press 2010) and A Colomber in the House of Poesy (Aquifer 2014). He runs the Glasfryn Seminars, a series of discussion groups on aspects of literature and art, and recently set up Aquifer Books, which publishes mainly poetry-centred writing with an experimental bias. He also edits an online magazine of art and literature called Junction Box.

Amy McCauley’s poetry, essays and reviews have appeared widely in magazines and anthologies including: The Poetry of Sex (Viking), Hallelujah for 50ft Women (Bloodaxe), Best British Poetry 2015 (Salt), Poetry Wales, Magma and The Rialto. Current projects include a collection of poems (Auto-Oedipa), which re-imagines the Oedipus myth, and a verse novel (CaNToS of JoaN).

Rhys Trimble is a Welsh poet, performer, avant garde chef and honey badger enthusiast, studying for a PhD, author of 10 or more chapbooks, recents include: SWANSEA AUTOMATIC (experimental novel) (Aquifer), REJECTAMENTA (contraband) and HEXERISK (knives forks and spoons).

John Goodby: a preview

The next Other Room takes place 8th July at The Castle Hotel, 7.30 and as always is free. The event is a special edition featuring 6 Welsh poets. See the poster in the middle column for more details.

John Goodby is an expert on Dylan Thomas and has edited a version of his Collected Poems – see an interview HERE

Read about and download a sample of John’s cut-up sonnet sequence, Illennium, at Shearsman – LINK

 

Rhys Trimble: a preview

The next Other Room takes place 8th July at The Castle Hotel, 7.30 and as always is free. The event is a special edition featuring 6 Welsh poets. See the poster in the middle column for more details.

Rhys Trimble is one of the performers and will make his second appearance at The Other Room. Lots of things can be trimbled at Rhys’ website – LINK