Join us for a night of poetry reading, celebrating the launch of fourteen poems's issue 10 WED 29.03.2023 | 7 – 9 PM
You’ll get the chance to meet poets from the most recent anthology who will be performing their poems. You’ll also have the chance to get a copy of issue 10.
SK Grout is a writer, editor and poet from Aotearoa New Zealand, who splits her time between London, UK and Auckland Tāmaki Makaurau. Her debut pamphlet, ‘What love would smell like’, is published with V. Press. She is a Feedback Editor for Tinderbox Poetry. Their poetry and reviews are widely published in the US, UK, Europe and the Pacific, including Glass, Cordite Poetry Review, Magma Poetry, Finished Creatures and Poetry Wales. They won first prize in the Open Category at the 2022 Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition.
Jaime Lock is a transmasc poet from the Isles of Scilly now living in North London, UK. They have poems in Impossible Archetype, Signal House Edition, and the anthology Cornish Modern Poetries (Broken Sleep Books, 2022), among others. They also sing sea shanties.
David McGovern is a queer artist and educator from rural Ireland. He works with moving image, audio, performance and text to create space for self-enquiry, reflection and speculation. He is currently developing HARDCARE, a participatory artwork exploring unconventional and deviant care experiences. David received the Irish Arts Council’s Next Generation Artist Award in 2022. His poetry has been published in The Stinging Fly.
Michael McKimm is an Irish writer living in London, UK. He is the author of the poetry collections Still This Need (Heaventree, 2009) and Fossil Sunshine (Worple, 2013) and has edited two anthologies: MAP (Worple, 2015) and The Tree Line (Worple, 2017). His poems appear in a number of anthologies, including The Future Always Makes Me So Thirsty: New Poets from the North of Ireland (Blackstaff, 2016) and Queering the Green: Post-2000 Queer Irish Poetry (Lifeboat Press, 2021). Michael’s new collection Because we could not dance at the wedding will be published by Worple Press in 2023.
Lara Mae Simpson is a poet and writer from North Yorkshire, UK currently based in London, where they study at King’s College London. Their work has been published by Young Poets Network, Free Verse Revolution, and Pomegranate Magazine. Lara is also a writer for the London-based arts and culture journal Strand Magazine.