Out now on Zarf. See Jazz at the next Other Room on 21st February.
Out now on Zarf. See Jazz at the next Other Room on 21st February.
& Calum Gardner
7pm, Monday 6th November 2017
Wharf Chambers (Middle Floor)
Wharf Street, Leeds
FREE but donations for poet costs are welcome
and there will be a book & zine table!
adam warne, vik shirley, eley williams,
julius smit, nat raha, edric mesmer,
katy lewis hood, tom crompton, lana hughes,
katie fanthorpe, ellen dillon, gloria dawson,
william fuller, ian cross, rey conquer,
imogen cassels, and eleanor careless
PLUS nisha ramayya reviews eley williams
AND maria sledmere reviews emilia weber
Zarf and Clinic are collaborating to host Kim Kyung Ju, a leading Seoul-based poet, dramatist and performance artist, with a new pamphlet out from Clinic Press, and Sarah Crewe, whose publications include ‘flick invicta’ and ‘echolalia’.
work is concerned with working-class feminist psychogeography. Her poems have appeared in Zarf, Poetry Wales, Junction Box, para.text, Litmus, The Wolf, Molly Bloom and Datableed. She has had several poetry chapbooks published, including flick invicta (Oystercatcher Press) sea witch (Leafe Press) and urchin (Dancing Girl Press.) Her latest, echolalia, is available from Litmus Publishing. She collaborates frequently with Sophie Mayer and her work can be heard at the Archive of the Now website. She is studying for a MRes in Poetry at the University of Kent. She is also one third of Stinky Bear Press.
KIM KYUNG JU
is a Seoul-based poet, dramatist and performance artist. His plays have been produced abroad in several countries and his poetry and essays are widely anthologized in South Korea. He has written and translated over a dozen books of poetry, essays, and plays, and has been the recipient of many prizes and awards, including the Korean government’s Today’s Young Artist Prize and the Kim Su-yong Contemporary Poetry Award. His first book of poetry, I Am A Season That Does Not Exist In This World, sold over ten thousand copies and is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed books of poetry to come out in South Korea in the new millennium.
Do not miss this!
Pamphlets, books, magazines and journals available! Bring things to share!
NOTE: Wharf Chambers is a members’ co-operative, You do not need to be a member or guest of a member to attend this event UNLESS you wish to buy things at the bar. Joining is £1, takes 48hrs to process and is very much encouraged.
Accessibility: This space is fully accessible for those with mobility issues. There are accessible gender-neutral toilets on the same floor.
Out now with Juha Virtanen, Jessica Tillings, Scott Thurston, Andrew Taylor, Rob Kiely, Linda Kemp, Justin Katko, James Goodwin, John Goodby, Joey Frances, Dan Eltringham, Sarah Crewe, Tessa Berring & Kathrine Sowerby, and Tim Allen. Plus: Tom Betteridge Reviews Nat Raha and Daisy Lafarge Reviews Camilla Nelson. More here.
Zarf magazine presents (the second Zarf reading in Leeds) –
P O E T R Y (and similar)
Nat Raha is a poet and trans / queer activist, living in Edinburgh,
Scotland. Her poetry includes two collections: countersonnets
(Contraband Books, 2013), and Octet (Veer Books, 2010); and numerous
pamphlets including ‘£/€xtinctions’ (Sociopathetic Distro, 2017), ‘[of
sirens / body & faultlines]’ (Veer Books, 2015), and ‘mute exterior
intimate’ (Oystercatcher Press, 2013). She’s performed and published
her work internationally. She is undertaking a PhD in Creative &
Critical Writing at the University of Sussex. Nat’s essay titled
‘Transfeminine Brokenness, Radical Transfeminism’ is due for
publication in the South Atlantic Quarterly this spring, and she has
recently started working with Scottish PEN on the Many Voices project.
Jazmine Linklater is a poet based up north, currently studying towards
her MA at Salford. Work can be found in Datableed; The Literateur;
Paratext; Zarf. Work is forthcoming in Epizootics!
Gloria Dawson writes poetry, essays, and work for performance, and is
recently published in Zarf, Datableed and The Literateur. Her work has
been shown at the West Yorkshire Playhouse and is anthologised in
Remembering Oluwale (Valley Press, 2016). She lives in and interferes
with Leeds. http://cargocollective.com/gloriadawson
Wharf Chambers (downstairs)
7 for 7.30, finish 9pm
FREE but donations for poet costs are welcome and there will be a
book, pamphlet, zine and whatever else table!
NOTE: Wharf Chambers is a members’ co-operative, You do not need to be
a member or guest of a member to attend this event UNLESS you wish to
buy things the bar. Joining is £1, takes 48hrs to process and is very
readings by L.Uziell, Nisha Ramayya and Vicky Sparrow
7pm, 11th March 2016
Wharf Chambers (Middle Floor), Wharf Street, Leeds
FREE but donations for poet costs are welcome and there will be a book & zine table!
About the poets:
Nisha Ramayya’s pamphlets Notes on Sanskrit (2015) and Correspondences (2016) are published by Oystercatcher Press. Her work can be found in Datableed, Litmus, and Zarf. She teaches English and Creative Writing at Royal Holloway, University of London and the University of Kent, and is a member of the Race & Poetry& Poetics in the UK research group.
Vicky Sparrow is completing a PhD on the poet-activist Anna Mendelssohn at Birkbeck, University of London. Her writing can be found in datableed, Kakania, Litmus, Intercapillary Space and the Literateur. Her first pamphlet Notes to Selves is published by Zarf.
l.uziell is a person from the north who occasionally writes poetry but mainly despairs and reads poetry. Fuck the police.
NOTE: Wharf Chambers is a members’ co-operative, You do not need to be a member or guest of a member to attend this event UNLESS you wish to buy things the bar. Joining is £1, takes 48hrs to process and is very much encouraged. http://www.wharfchambers.org/membership/
ZARF is a magazine of new experimental poetry based in the UK. Poems from: Ali Znaidi, Tom Bamford, Amy McCauley, Giles Goodland, Tomos Morris, Keith Tuma, David Spittle, James Davies, Nia Davies, Annabel Banks and Julia Rose Lewis, Arjun Rajendran, Chandramohan S., John M. Bennett, Patrick Riedy, and Nat Raha, and back cover by David Greenslade, plus: Julia Rose Lewis reviews Nia Davies and e.v. moore reviews Verity Spott!
ZARF is a journal of new experimental poetry based in Cardiff, Wales. The latest issue is #2, featuring poems from Tom Betteridge, Rhys Trimble, Rhoda Rosenfeld, Konstantinos Mahoney, Kat Addis, John M. Bennett, J.J. Regan, Janet Kaplan, Emily Brown McKay, Emilia Weber, Drew Milne, David Greenslade, and Andrew Spragg, plus reviews of Jennifer Cooke’s Apocalypse Dreams, Ella O’Keefe’s Rhinestone, and Jerome Rothenberg’s 15 Antiphonals for Haroldo, and a cover by guest designer Mike Basinski. More here.