Keston Sutherland at the Parasol Unit, 29th July

The Parasol Unit Readings Series continues on Thursday, 29 July at 7 pm with a reading by Keston Sutherland.

Parasol Unit is located at 14 Wharf Road, London N1 7RW, between Old Street and Angel tube stations. More information at

The Parasol Unit Readings Series is organized by Barry Schwabsky. The readings are free to the public.

Veer Launch at Birkbeck - Saturday 24th July

The launch of Out To Lunch 'Smooch Tentet Resolve' and Cris Paul 'stenia cultus handbook'.

Saturday 24th July, 7pm

The Council Room, Birkbeck College Main Building, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX (entrance on Torrington Square)

Admission is free, all welcome.

23rd July - Lisa Jarnot in London

a slightly last minute reading on Friday 23rd July, 7.30pm:


at The Lamb, 94 Lamb’s Conduit Street, London WC1
nearest tube is Russell Square

Openned Book Table #2 + Readings - 7th August

The Openned Book Table at Cafe 1001, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL
runs from 12 - 4 pm

Books on sale from many Small Press Publishers.

Readings from:
Stephen Emmerson
Timothy Thornton
Richard Parker
Elizabeth-Jane Burnett
Jonny Liron
Joseph Luna
Luke Roberts (tbc)
plus more tbc

for a full list of publishers and contributors, click here

Entry Fee = one book to donate to the Cafe 1001 Book Shelf. This is a real must. We wan't to help disseminate good poetry within London.

If you are a poet, member of the public, or a publisher, and want to sell books on the book table please get in touch prior to the event via:

Little Episodes will be running an event at the venue from 4 - 7 pm.

Openned Press Launch - Richard Parker's from The Mountains of California - 18th August

Launch of Richard Parker's book from The Mountain Of California, from the new Openned Press.

Richard Parker
Tim Atkins
Michael Kindellan
Linus Slug

plus Live Music.

Wednesday 18th August at Carnivale, 2 White Church Lane, Whitechapel, London E1 7QR (map)

7.30pm, Free Entry.

Openned Press is run by Alex Davies, Amy De'Ath, Steve Willey. For more information click here.

XING THE LINE - Tuesday 13th July

Sina Queyras, Michael J Weller & Michael Zand

Tuesday July 13, 7.30pm. The Leather Exchange, Leathermarket Street, London Bridge. £5, £3.

As some of you will already know, this will be the last Xing the Line at The Leather Exchange. Fine Dining has finally killed Poetry! Over the summer we will be looking for a new venue.

via Hilson.