A Newsletter for February 2017

North by North West Poetry Tour – January & February 2017: York / Manchester / Edge Hill / Leeds / Sheffield / Liverpool

I am very pleased to be collaborating with the artist and writer Sharon Kivland as part of the North by North West Poetry Tour, part of the Enemies Project, curated by Stephen J. Fowler and Tom Jenks. We shall be reading our text EN TOUTE INTIMITÉ / INTIMATELY, at the Sheffield event on February Friday 10th at Bank St. Arts: 7.30pm doors for 8pm start : Free Entry
Other writer/performers include Amy Cutler, Agnes Lehoczky, Chris McCabe, Terry O’Connor, Adam Piette, Rachel Smith, and Nathan Walker.

The Dreamers

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I am also delighted to be part of a new ‘dream writing’ anthology, The Dreamers, conceived and edited by Sharon Kivland, and published by Ma Bibliotheque. The book contains texts by Ameera Al-Aji, Ameena Anjum, Andrea Berry, Emma Bolland, Luke Chapman, Helen Clarke, Louise Finney, Rebecca Jagoe, Sharon Kivland, John McDowall, Debbie Michaels, Rachel Smith, Rachel Taylor, and Lunzhao Wu. The Dreamers will be launched at the Pages International Contemporary Artists Book Fair at The Tetley in Leeds on 4th-5th March, where I and some of the other authors, including Helen Clarke and Andrea Berry, will be reading from our texts.