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Katherine Horrex, Charlotte Eichler & Maryam Hessavi: Wrecking Ball, Hull

Saturday 6 Nov 2021, 19:00 to 21:00

15 Whitefriargate Hull


Katherine Horrex, Charlotte Eichler and Maryam Hessavi will all read their work at this event.

Charlotte Eichler is a poet based in West Yorkshire.  Her work has recently appeared in Carcanet's New Poetries VIII anthology, and magazines including PN Review, Stand and The Island Review.  In 2020 she won the Barjeel Poetry prize.  Her debut pamphlet, 'Their Lunar Language', came out with Valley Press in 2018.

Maryam Hessavi is a freelance writer, poet and critic.  She currently works as the Assistant Reviews Editor for The Poetry School and Contributing Editor for Ambit.  Her work has featured in various publications and was recently selected for Carcanet's New Poetries VIII anthology.  She is also a member of the Ledbury Poetry Critics.

Katherine Horrex grew up in Hull. Her first poetry collection Growlery was published by Carcanet in 2020 and has so far received acclaim in the Guardian, Forward Prizes, Sabotage and Morning Star.  It is a collection which dwells on a world of civic tensions, in the twilit zone between city and country. Most recently, it was a finalist in the Seamus Heaney Centre First Collection Poetry Prize.  Katherine works as a tutor in a secondary school in Salford.

 This is an in-person event. Tickets are £5. Find out more, and book, here.

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