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Welcome to our Video page, where you can see our authors reading and discussing their work.



In the House: Joey Connolly reads 'Escape to the Reservoir Cafe' from his 2017 debut Long Pass

In the House: PN Review contributor and Professor of Poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University Michael Symmons Roberts reads his poem 'The Flourish'


In the House: Jeffrey Wainwright reads his poem 'To Himself' from his 2016 collection What Must Happen


In the House: Steve Dearden, co-founder of The Writing Squad, reads 'Four Muses' by Katherine Horrex published in PN Review 233


In the House: John McAuliffe reads Igor Klikovac's poem 'The Childhood', published in PN Review 234


In the House: Will Eaves reads Patricia Beer's 'The Voice'


In the House: Miles Burrows reads his poem 'Sea Wrack' from his new collection Waiting for the Nightingale


In the House: Nyla Matuk reads her poem 'Happenings on the Cover of the New Yorker' from New Poetries VI


In the House: Inaugural Canal Laureate Jo Bell reads Alison Brackenbury's poem 'And' from her 2016 collection Skies


In the House: Evan Jones, lecturer at the University of Bolton, reads 'Later Emperors' published in PN Review 232


In the House: Matthew Welton performs 'Hey, hey' from his latest collection The Number Poems


In the House: Rachel Mann reads Chris Beckett's translation of Ethiopian poet Alemu Tebeje's poem O, WESTERN DEMOCRACY!


In the House: Poet and former Carcanet editor Helen Tookey reads her poem 'Then is it true' from her 2014 collection Missel-Child


In the House: Helen Mort reads 'Girl' from Anthony Burgess' Revolutionary Sonnets


Tara Bergin reads 'At the Garage' from her début collection, This is Yarrow


Alison Brackenbury reads 'No' from her 2013 collection, Then


Julith Jedamus reads 'In Memory of the Photographer Wilson ''Snowflake'' Bentley....' from her début collection, The Swerve


Lucy Burnett reads 'Fungus' from her début collection, Leaf Graffiti


John Greening reads 'To Edmund Blunden (Ypres)', from his 2013 collection, To the War Poets


Gillian Clarke reads the title poem from her latest collection, Ice, in Waterstones, Deansgate, Manchester


Evan Jones
reads from his new collection, Paralogues, in Toronto


Kate Kilalea reads at Southbank Centre for Poetry Parnassus


Kay Ryan reads at Soutbank Centre for Poetry Parnassus


Kei Miller reads at Southbank Centre for Poetry Parnassus


Mimi Khalvati
reads at Southbank Centre for Poetry Parnassus


Kei Miller reads his poetry at the National Black Writers' Conference at the Zion Arts Centre 2012 (starts at 40mins)


William Letford reads 'By the time we met' at the launch of the bestselling New Poetries V ed. Michael Schmidt with Eleanor Crawforth


William Letford reads 'There's hunners o burds on the roofs' at the launch of the bestselling New Poetries V ed. Michael Schmidt with Eleanor Crawforth. This poem can be found in Letford's first full collection, Bevel (Carcanet, 2012)


Rory Waterman reads 'Family Business' and 'What Passing Bells' at the launch of the bestselling New Poetries V ed. Michael Schmidt with Eleanor Crawforth. Rory's debut collection, Tonight the Summer's Over, was published by Carcanet in 2013

Helen Tookey reads 'America' at the launch of the bestselling New Poetries V ed. Michael Schmidt with Eleanor Crawforth. Her debut collection, Missel-Child, was published by Carcanet in 2014


Mimi Khalvati reads 'Ghazal (after Hafez)' at the launch of her new collection, Child: New and Selected Poems 1991-2011





Carola Luther reads 'Turn' at the launch of her 2011 collection, Arguing with Malarchy


Mimi Khalvati reads from 'Plant Care' at the launch of her new collection, Child: New and Selected Poems 1991-2011


Carola Luther reads 'Travelling with Chickens (I)' at the launch of her 2011 collection, Arguing with Malarchy


John Ashbery reads and discusses his translation of Illuminations


Linda Chase reads 'Woman Talk' from her collection Extended Family


Elaine Feinstein reads 'Dad' (audio only), from her Collected Poems and Translations (Carcanet, 2002)


Frank O'Hara reads 'Having a Coke with You', published in his Selected Poems (Carcanet, 1991)


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