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Royal Holloway Contemporary Poetics Research Centre Seminar and Reading, 13 June

Posted on 10/06/2013

Royal Holloway Contemporary Poetics Research Centre presents Lisa Jeschke, Andrew Spragg and Carol Watts

Thursday 13 June
The Centre for Creative Collaboration
16 Acton Street, London WC1X 9NG

Free entry, 7pm

A seminar with Carol Watts will take place on 13 June at the Centre for Creative Collaboration, followed by this evening event at which Carol's new book, Sundog, will be launched, along with readings from Carol, Andrew Spragg and Lisa Jeschke.

Royal Holloway Contemporary Poetics Research Centre Seminar and Reading, 13 June

Details of readings are as follows:

Lisa Jeschke – Radical Dictionary of Theatre and other recent work.
Andrew Spragg (with musicians Sim Eldem and Matt Cockshutt) – extracts from A Treatise on Disaster.
Carol Watts – launch of her new Veer book, Sundog.


Lisa Jeschke has published poetry in various small press pamphlets and journals; she co-edits MATERIALS, a publication series of poetry, prose and polemics based in Cambridge, UK. http://material-s.blogspot.co.uk

Andrew Spragg is a poet, performer and critic. He was born in London in 1984 and lives there currently. His books include The Fleetingest (Red Ceilings Press, 2011), Notes for Fatty Cakes (Anything Anymore Anywhere, 2011) and cutout (Dept Press, 2012). To Blart & Kid and A Treatise on Disaster are forthcoming from Like This Press and Contraband Books respectively. He has had work appear in Hi Zero, Half Circle and on The Literateur. His writing was also included in Dear World & Everyone In It: New Poetry in the UK (Bloodaxe,2013). He edits Infinite Editions, a blog that publishes free poetry postcards for download and distribution.

Carol Watts lives in London, where she co-directs the Centre for Poetics at Birkbeck College. Her poetry includes the collections with Reality Street, Occasionals (2011) and Wrack (2007), the chapbooks When blue light falls (Oystercatcher, 2008, 2010), this is red (Torque Press, 2009) and brass, running (Equipage, 2006), Mother Blake (Equipage, 2012) and the artist’s book alphabetise, now an eBook (Intercapillary Editions, 2011). Her poetry has been anthologised in the Reality Street Book of Sonnets, Infinite Difference: Other Poetries by UK Women Poets, and her ‘Zeta Landscape’ series in The Ground Aslant: An Anthology of Radical Landscape Poetry. Sundog, her latest book, is published by Veer. 


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