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Photo of Sinéad Morrissey reading at the T S Eliot Prize Award Ceremony, January 2014 All event details are correct at the time of posting, but check the event websites for any last-minute cancellations or changes.


Pictured: Sinéad Morrissey reading from
Parallax at the T S Eliot Prize Award Ceremony, January 2014. Photograph by Adrian Pope
Tuesday 21st November
Vahni Capildeo - 'Entropics' Reading Series: Mettricks, Old Town, 117 High Street, SO14 2AA Southampton: 6.30 - 9pm: More info here
Southampton’s experimental poetry series, Entropics, continues on 21 November with a reading from Vahni Capildeo, Forward Poetry Prize’s Best Collection 2016 winner

Tuesday 21st November
James Womack & Miles Burrows: CB1 Poetry, CB2 Bistro Cafe, 5/7, Norfolk St, Cambridge, CB1 2LD: Doors at 7.30pm, readings at 8pm: More info here

Wednesday 22nd November
Stephen Romer: Lutyens & Rubinstein Bookshop, 21 Kensington Park Road, London W11 2EU: 7pm: Book Tickets
Poet and translator Stephen Romer will be interviewed by psychoanalyst and author Adam Phillips at this intimate event

Thursday 23rd November
William Letford - This is It! Literary Cabaret: Central Hall, 2 West Tollcross, Edinburgh EH3 9BP: 7 - 8.30pm: Book Tickets
A literary cabaret of 2017 featuring some of Scotland's top writing talent

Thursday 23rd November SOLD OUT

This event has now sold out but you can join the waiting list here
Jorie Graham: The John Rylands Library, 150 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3EH: 6 - 7.30pm: Free but booking required
This year’s 15th Rylands reading will be given by Jorie Graham. The event begins with a drinks reception from 5.15pm, followed by the poetry reading at 6pm


Friday 24th November
Jorie Graham & Sarah Howe: Keats House, 10 Keats Grove, Hampstead, London NW3 2RR : 7 - 9pm: Book Tickets
The Poetry Society is delighted to host a special event in collaboration with Carcanet Press with Pulitzer-Prize winning American poet Jorie Graham. Jorie will read from her work (including her latest collection Fast), discuss her work in conversation with T.S.Eliot prize-winning poet Sarah Howe, and sign books afterwards

Friday 24th November
Drew Milne - In Darkest Capital launch: Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ: 6.30 - 8pm: Book Tickets
Drew will be with us talking to bookseller and poetry lover Alice Tarbuck about his individual collections, this new book and all things poetry, politics and nature related. Wine will be served and Drew will be available to sign copies of his new and previous books. Tickets are £3 which are fully redeemable against the cost of a book on the night

Friday 24th November
Gillian Clarke: Hay Winter Weekend, Swan Ballroom, Church Street, Hay-on-Wye, Wales HR3 5DQ: 3.30pm: Book Tickets
Gillian will be reading from her latest collection Zoology


Saturday 25th November
Vahni Capildeo - Peter Barlow's Cigarette reading: Waterstones Deansgate, 91 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2BW: 4-6pm: More info here


Monday 27th November
Richard Price: Benjamin Spademan Rare Books, 14 Masons Yard, London, SW1Y 6BU: 6pm drinks, 7pm Reading: Free
Richard will be reading a set from Moon for Sale, currently shortlisted for Saltire Poetry Book of the Year in Scotland, as the guest of artist and filmmaker Robert Perkins

Wednesday 29th November
Tara Bergin - Arvon Writers Course - 'Poetry, The Difficult Second Album': Lumb Bank: Book Tickets
Join Tara Bergin, Helen Mort and Bill Herbert on the challenges a poet can face as they progress through their career

Thursday 30th November
Moya Cannon - North West Words: Florence Food Co, 63 Upper Main Street, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland: 8pm: More info here

Thursday 30th November
Judith Willson - Crossing the Mirror Line launch at The Book Case, 29 Market Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 6EU: 7pm
More info TBC here


Friday 1st December
John Greening: Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin, 300 West 21st Street, Austin, Texas, 78712 USA: 2.45 - 4.30pm: More info here
The author of To the War Poets will be discussing the work of Edmund Blunden

Friday 1st December
Rebecca Goss - Tokens of Motherhood: The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AZ: 7pm: More info here
Join Rebecca Goss, Liz Berry and Amina Jama for a special event exploring motherhood, shame and changing social attitudes towards family and female sexuality. In partnership with Poet in the City

Monday 4th December
Vahni Capildeo - 'Creative Conversations' Series at University of Glasgow, University Chapel, Glasgow G12 8QQ: 1 - 2pm: More info here

Tuesday 5th December
Sinead Morrissey: The Print Room at the Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3LB: 7.30pm: Book Tickets
With Michael Symmons Roberts and Maria Stepanova

Friday 8th December
Poetry Book Society Winter Reading: Poetry Society Cafe, 22 Betterton St, London WC2H 9BX: 7 - 10pm: Book Tickets
The Poetry Society is delighted to join forces with the Poetry Book Society to celebrate the PBS Winter Selections. Join them in London to launch a special edition of the PBS Winter 2017 Bulletin with a stellar performance from five internationally acclaimed poets: PBS Choice Sasha Dugdale, PBS Recommendations Paul Deaton, Tim Dooley, Ahren Warner and PBS Special Commendation Fleur Adcock

Wednesday 24th January
Vahni Capildeo - Goldsmiths Poetry Reading
More information TBC here

Tuesday 27th February
Vahni Capildeo at Lancaster University: 6pm
Part of the University's Visiting Writer's Programme, the event is free to attend and refreshments will be provided. More details tbc


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