The Other Room - 14th August

Xing The Line - 15th August

Xing the Line
Wednesday 15th August

Tim Atkins
Steven Fowler
Fabian Macpherson

The Apple Tree, Mount Pleasant, London WC1X 0AE

Viersomes Launch - 1st August

Veer Books: Viersomes 0 & 1 Launch
1st August

Veer Books will launch a new series of variously named publications featuring work by younger innovative writers, four at a time, called 'viersomes'. The first two in this series feature work by:

Edmund Hardy
Danny Hayward
Sam Solomon


Becky Cremin
Amy Evans
Frances Kruk
Nat Raha

8pm at The Poetry Library, 5th Floor Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre
Booking suggested as space is limited - to book a place email

Intercapillary Places - July 26th

Come to an evening of space time, where calculation and history collide. Mathematician John Armstrong will speak on special relativity a a theory of the geometry of space time, then the historian and poet John Seed will read from his poetry which investigates labour and the archive.

Place: Parasol Unit, 14 Wharf Road, N1 7RW
Date: Thurs 26th July
Time: Arrive 6.30pm for drinks, event begins at 7pm
Tickets: £5/£5 conc - tickets can be booked through Parasol Unit by phone, email or online through Paypal -

The event also forms part of the 'Islington Exhibits' festival -

About the Speakers:

John Armstrong is a mathematician and software architect. He currently lectures at King's College, London on financial mathematics, C ++ and Matlab, while researching differential geometry.

John Seed is an honorary research fellow at Roehampton. His book on 'Dissenting Histories' was published by Edinburgh University Press in 2008. His Collected Poems and also two volumes of archive poetry drawn from Henry Mayhew, That Barrikins, are published by Shearsman.

More information at Intercapillary Places

KFS Book Launch - 17th July, Birmingham

Knives, Forks and Spoons Press Launch
Tuesday 17th July

Bobby Parker, Meredith Andrea, and Rhys Trimble

The Kitchen Garden Bar & Cafe
17 York Road, King's Heath, Birmingham B14 7SA

Coldharbour Gallery Reading - Tomorrow


Holly Pester, Jeff Hilson, Tim Atkins

at Coldharbour Gallery, 26 - 34 Southwell Road, London SE5

There will also be film, music, art stuff going on through the afternoon and evening.

Memorial reading for James Harvey - 19th July

Veer Books / Xing the Line / Writers Forum Workshop (New Series) and The Blue Bus have come together to celebrate the life and poetry of James Harvey, who died last month. 

This memorial reading will take place at Birkbeck College on Thursday 19th July, from 18.00-21.00 at The Keynes Library, Birkbeck Centre for Poetics, School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD.

Readers/performers will include Carol Watts, Will Rowe, James Wilkes, matt martin, Jeff Hilson, Holly Pester, Michael Zand, Stephen Emmerson, Juliet Troy, John Gibbens, Keith Jebb, David Miller, Antony John, Edward Carey, Peter Philpott, S J Fowler, Elizabeth Guthrie, and The Children (Armorel Weston and John Gibbens).

Please note that this is a free event.

Xing the Line - 18th July

Wednesday 18th July

Frances Presley & Gavin Selerie

The Apple Tree, 45 Mount Pleasant, WC1
7.30pm, £5/£3.

Feelings - 12th July

12th July 2012
7.30 to midnight

VOGUE FABRICS, 66 Stoke Newington Rd, N16

Jennifer Cooke (*not suitable for domestic sublimation BOOK LAUNCH)
Alan Hay
Nat Raha
Connie Scozzaro
Joe Luna

FILM Warren Garland
The Everyday Cosmonaut

DJ John Lee Bird