Zarf nine

poems by

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

More here.


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.

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.




Zarf 8

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.