Entries in Sejal Chad (3)



Alongside the festival there will be two events organised by Mike Weller at Beckenham Library.

Writers Unlimited Beckenham Bubble One - 'The next hundred years'

Wednesday 29th June, 7 - 8pm

Members and former members of Writers Unlimited, The Beckenham Scribblers, and Shortlands Poetry Circle read poetry and prose and discuss local writers groups and their place in the literature of the next hundred years.

Writers Unlimited Beckenham Bubble Two - 'Independence day self-publish and be blessed'

Monday 4th July, 6.30 - 8pm

  • Natalie d'Arbeloff
  • Alex Davies & Steve Willey (Openned)
  • Leila Dewji
  • Sejal Chad, Becky Cremin, Ryan Ormonde, Karen Sandhu (press free press)

Beckenham Library, 22 Beckenham Rd, Beckenham, Greater London BR3 4PE

Admission £1 per event (available in advance by telephoning Beckenham Library's enquiry desk: 020 8650 7292)


Openned Zine #2

Now available to view in Online > ePubs, featuring:

  • Peter Philpott explaining reasons and motivations behind the Great Works website
  • Save Middlesex Philosophy
  • Emily Critchley and Carol Watts provide a schedule for the Women's Innovative Poetry & Cross-Genre Festival in Greenwich
  • Jeff Hilson, Edmund Hardy, Richard Owens and Peter Riley on Mendoza, or, Linus Slug
  • Sejal Chad, Becky Cremin, Ryan Ormonde and Karen Sandhu on press free press
  • Harry Gilonis Edmund Hardy, Tessa Whitehouse and Michael Zand on Klatch 3: Dérive
  • Luke Roberts looks back on the Sussex Poetry Festival
  • Stephen Mooney on the launch of the new Voiceworks website
  • Matt Dalby on a new sound-text-performance series in Manchester, Counting Backwards
  • Timothy Thornton close reads Ryan Ormonde's firstdraftofhypertextrespondingtoalicefallingdownrabbithole
  • Johanna Linsley on I'm With You, a series of live art events in Clapton, London
  • Alex Davies on the Openned Table

Plus a set of regular new features: 

  • Bookface
  • Bird Puke
  • Photography: in this issue, Sharon Borthwick, Marianne Morris, Nat Raha and Malcolm Phillips

Available in full-colour PDF or an easy-to-print black and white version.


press free press

press free press is Sejal Chad, Becky Cremin, Ryan Ormonde and Karen Sandhu.

press free press is a poetic collective

press free press is a restless poetic collective, committed to poetics and performance, yet restless within poetic and performance scenes: committed to dialogue and response, democracy and openness of practice.

Check out the website.