Carcanet Press Logo
Quote of the Day
Carcanet Press is our most courageous publisher. When you look at what they have brought out since their beginnings, it makes so many other houses seem timid or merely predictable.
Charles Tomlinson

Sumita Chakraborty & Vahni Capildeo: Verve Poetry Festival


Saturday 16 Feb 2019, 18:00 to 19:30
Location:

The Old Rep Theatre
45 Station Street
Birmingham
B5 4DY

Description:

Our Saturday night poetry headliner features readings by three essential poetic voices from around the world. Vahni Capildeo won the Forward Prize for Best Collection for Measures of Expatriation and was shortlisted for a Forward for Venus as a Bear. Sophie Collins is co-founder and editor of tender journal and author of a brilliant and urgent debut, Who is Mary Sue? Finally, we're delighted that award-winning poet Sumita Chakraborty joins us as inaugural Verve Poet of the Festival.

Tickets for this event are £6/£4, and can be booked here. 

Share this...
The Carcanet Blog Setting Sally's Songs read more Nina Bogin: 'Thousandfold' read more "I may be startled by loud noises outside your body" - Richard Price thinks aloud about Advent Calendars and 'calibrating joy' read more The Thawing of Spirits: Merry Christmas! read more 'In the Mind's Own Sun': Editing Charles Tomlinson read more Sasha Dugdale on WS Graham read more
Arts Council Logo
We thank the Arts Council England for their support and assistance in this interactive Project.
This website ©2000-2019 Carcanet Press Ltd