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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
Thursday 23rd February
Elaine Feinstein & Gabriel Josipovici: Daunt Books, 112-114 Holland Park Ave, London W11 4UA: 6.30 - 8pm. RSVP to katie@carcanet.co.uk
Elaine will be launching her newly published collection The Clinic, Memory, and Gabriel will be reading from his 2016 collection The Teller and the Tale


Saturday 25th February
Jane Yeh at Poets and Players: Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Rd, Manchester M15 6ER: 2.30 - 4pm: More info
Featuring poets Hannah Lowe and Ian Humphreys with music from Gavin Barras, Jeff Guntrun, Jim Faulkner and Dave Walsh

Sunday 26th February
Joey Connolly Long Pass launch: The Knights Templar, 95 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1DT: 7 - 10pm: More info here
Joey Connolly launches his exciting new debut at an informal do in London. Don't miss it!

Monday 27th February
Creative Conversations - William Letford: University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ: 1pm: More info here
Reading from his new collection Dirt


Monday 27th February
Elaine Feinstein: Oxford Poetry Society, Pusey Room, Keble College, Oxford OX1 3PG: 7 - 9pm
In recognition of her illustrious career and huge contribution to literature, and in celebration of the recent release of her The Clinic, Memory, Oxford University Poetry Society and English Society will be co-hosting Elaine Feinstein for a reading and Q&A.
Admission is free, though we welcome a small donation; wine and soft drinks will be available at the event.

Tuesday 28th February
Richard Price reading from Moon for Sale: University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ: Time TBC


Tuesday 28th February
Neil Powell Was and Is launch: Browsers Bookshop, 60 Thoroughfare, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1AL: 7.30pm: Tickets £5
Please reserve your place by calling in to Browsers Bookshop or ring 01394 388890

Wednesday 1st - Sunday 5th March
Grove - Semi-permanent text interventions by Thomas A. Clark: Stanza, The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street - Windows & panels: More info here
Commissioned for StAnza 2009, Thomas A. Clark's text interventions have been kept on show as a semi-permanent installation in the Byre Theatre.


Thursday 2nd March
Michel Remy - British Surrealism: Two Temple Place Gallery, 2 Temple Pl, London WC2R 3BD: More info here
Michel Remy, editor of On the Thirteenth Stroke of Midnight: Surrealist Poetry in Britain, will be giving a lecture and reading at the close of Sussex Modernism, an exhibition to be held at Two Temple Place Gallery between Jan 26th - March in which British surrealist works will be exhibited

Thursday 2nd March
The Stanza Lecture with Sasha Dugdale: Stanza Poetry Festival, St Andrews: 3.30 - 4.30pm: Book Tickets

Friday 3rd March
Owen Lowery at Huddersfield Literature Festival: 6 - 7.30pm: Book Tickets

Friday 3rd March
Moya Cannon: The King and Queen, 1 Foley Street, London W1W 6DL: 8 - 11pm
Featuring singer Len Graham

Friday 3rd March
Stanley Moss: Chetham's Library, Long Millgate, Manchester M3 1SB: 6.30 - 9pm: Book Tickets
On a rare visit to the UK, Stanley will be reading from his latest book, Almost Complete Poems

Friday 3rd March
Round table reading with Thomas A. Clark: Stanza Poetry Festival, St Andrews: 11.30am - 12.15pm: Book Tickets
Early booking recommended

Friday 3rd March
Five O'Clock Verses with Sasha Dugdale: Stanza Poetry Festival, St Andrews: 5 - 6pm: Book Tickets
Featuring Aurélia Lassaque

Saturday 4th March
Round table reading with Vahni Capildeo: Stanza Poetry Festival, St Andrews: 11.30am - 12.15pm: Book Tickets
Early booking recommended

Sunday 5th March
Round table reading with Elaine Feinstein: Stanza Poetry Festival, St Andrews: 3.45 - 4.30pm: Book Tickets
Early booking recommended

Sunday 5th March
Poetry Centre Stage with Elaine Feinstein & Vahni Capildeo: Stanza Poetry Festival, St Andrews: 8 - 10pm: Book Tickets

Tuesday 7th March
Adam Crothers, Rebecca Watts & Claudine Toutoungi - Cambridge Poets for Oxfam: Unitarian Church Hall, Emmanuel Rd, Cambridge CB1 1JW: 7.30pm: Entry £5
Join us for this poetry reading in support of Oxfam including a line-up of local talent: Malcolm Guite, Rebecca Watts, Trish Harewood, Jane Monson, Lindsay Fursland, Claudine Toutoungi, and Adam Crothers. Refreshments available (please give donations).


Wednesday 8th March
Rebecca Watts - Sudbury Cafe Poets: 46 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, Suffolk: CO10 2EU: 7:30pm: £3.50
Contact Gillian Phillips 01787 377802 e-mail: derek.phillips1@btinternet.com or Jill Dawson 01787 379940

Thursday 9th March
Kei Miller at Emirates Festival of Literature: Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa: 6 - 11pm: Book Tickets
Desert Stanzas featuring Adnan Alaoda, Michael Cooperson, Mourid Barghouti & Zeina Hashem Beck

Friday 10th March
Kei Miller at Emirates Festival of Literature: Al Ras 1, InterContinental: 4.30 - 5.30pm: Book Tickets
Poetry Mix: Journeys featuring Amanda Calderon & Zainab Ibrahim AlBlooshi

Saturday 11th March
Kei Miller at Emirates Festival of Literature: Al Ras 3, InterContinental: 11.30am - 12.30pm: Book Tickets
International Women's Day featuring Candy Gourlay, Jo Malone & Noura Al Noman

Saturday 11th March
Kei Miller at Emirates Festival of Literature: Al Ras 3, InterContinental: 3 - 4pm: Book Tickets
Sir Maurice Flanagan Poetry Divan



Saturday 18th March
Jane Draycott at Poets and Players: Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Rd, Manchester M15 6ER: 2.30 - 4pm: More info
Featuring poets Helen Mort and Andy Hickmott with music from Arian Sadr

Tuesday 21st March
Jeffrey Wainwright: University of Leeds Poetry Centre, Alumni Room School of English: 5.45-7pm: More info TBC here


Friday 24th March
Richard Price: London Review Bookshop, 14 Bury Place, London WC1A 2JL: 7pm: Free
To launch Magma 67 Richard Price will be reading alongside other poets in the issue

Sunday 26th March
Shine/Strong Award ceremony feat. Adam Crothers: Mountains to Sea Festival, dlr LexIcon, the Studio, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin: 2pm: Book Tickets
The Shine/Strong Reading features readings by the poets shortlisted for this year’s Shine/Strong Award as well as the presentation of the Award


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