The Other Room


Writers Forum

Saturday 16th July, 4 - 6pm (arrive at 3.30pm)

Betsey Trotwood, 56 Farringdon Rd, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 3BL

Admission is free.


Writers Forum - new series

Saturday 9th July, 4 - 6pm (arrive at 3.30pm)

Please note, to avoid confusion, this is Writers Forum - new series, not Writers Forum run by Lawrence Upton.

William IV, 7 Shepherdess Walk, London N1 7QE

Admission is free.


Ezra Pound Evening

Wednesday 6th July, 8pm

A talk and reading exploring the influence of Ezra Pound on radical contemporary British poetry. Keston Sutherland and Tim Atkins will discuss their relationships with Pound's poetry and essays, how they may be important to British poetry today, what the difficulties might be for poets writing now in negotiating Pound's achievement, and how his work has influenced these poets specifically.

Poetry Library, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

Admission is free but space is limited. E-mail to guarantee a place.

via modernpoetry


CFP: English Intelligencer

We invite proposals for contributions to a one-day symposium on the writers of The English Intelligencer, to be held at St John’s College, University of Cambridge, on 20 August 2011. We would particularly welcome proposals focusing on work from or closely connected with the publication itself; though proposals concerning further texts, authorships and contexts for discussion, or dealing with matters of overall concern for the publication, would also be welcome.

Papers of 15 or 30 minutes in duration. Please send short (250 word) abstracts to: by Saturday 30th July 2011.


SoundEye 2011

Wednesday 13th - Sunday 17th July 2010

Wednesday 13th

  • 5.30 - 7pm: tribute to Paddy Galvin
  • 7.30pm - ? film (organised by Triskel)

Thursday 14th

  • 12 - 1.30pm: David Lloyd, Trevor Joyce, Keith Tuma
  • 3 - 4.30pm: Gerry Loose, John James, Matthew Sweeney
  • 8pm - late: Cabaret

Friday 15th

  • 12 - 1.30pm: Marianne Morris, Posie Rider, Steve Willey
  • 3 - 4.30pm: cris cheek, Randolph Healy, Karen Mac Cormack
  • Cous Cous (venue tbc)

Saturday 16th

  • 12 - 1.30pm: James Cummins, Reitha Pattison, Jow Walton, Rachel Warriner
  • 3 - 4.30pm: Andrea Brady, Justin Katko, Mark Weiss
  • 6 - 7.30pm: Peter Manson, Steve McCaffery, Alice Notley

Sunday 17th

  • 12 - 1.30pm: Fergal Gaynor, Thomas McCarthy, Geoff Squires

Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin Street, Cork, Co. Cork, Ireland



Painted, spoken

Featuring poetry/essays by:

  • Amy Anderson
  • Tim Atkins
  • Isobel Dixon
  • Valerie Josephs
  • Kristen Krieder
  • Francesca Lisette
  • Peter McCarey
  • James McGonigal
  • Peter Manson
  • Alistair Peebles
  • Richard Price
  • Joanne Tatham & Tom O’Sullivan
  • Catherine Wagner

Available almost free (send two A5 envelopes, each with two second class stamps on them) to: 24 Sirdar Rd, London, N22 6RG


Nathan Thompson - The Day Maybe Died

£5, Knives Forks & Spoons Press, June 2011 (30 pages)

ISBN 978-1-907812-51-4


activate - On the paper floor

activate is a peer-reviewed electronic journal in the field of performance and creative research. Based in the Department of Drama, Theatre and Performance at Roehampton University, London, it is run by postgraduates as a forum for postgraduate and postdoctoral scholars to publish their work. Each edition focuses on a specific theme and aims to include a range of new critical and performative practices in relation to it.


  • Lis Austin & R. Justin Hunt
  • Thomas John Bacon
  • Becky Cremin
  • Eirini Kartsaki
  • Joe Kelleher & P.A. Skantze
  • Johanna Linsley
  • Matthew MacKisack
  • Tamarin Norwood
  • Katerina Paramana
  • Molly-Beth Seremet
  • Tom Stone
  • Nathan Walker



Surrey Poetry Festival Magazine

Download the Surrey Poetry Festival Magazine, edited by Amy De'Ath. Featuring:

  • David Ashford
  • Tim Atkins
  • Jennifer Cooke
  • Emily Critchley
  • Amy De'Ath
  • Elizabeth Guthrie
  • Robert Hampson
  • Edmund Hardy
  • Sarah Kelly
  • The Liquid Bros.
  • Francesca Lisette
  • Joe Luna
  • Nat Raha
  • Jonty Tiplady