Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Blood at the Chelsea

Blood at the Chelsea: Poems by Writers to Writers

edited by Lara Konesky and Andrew Taylor

erbacce-press 2010

40 page chapbook anthology

Submission details: send up to 6 poems to and mark submissions CHELSEA. Send your best and kinkiest.

All contributors will receive a copy

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Poetics at Edge Hill University

Robert Sheppard writes about mine and Cliff Yates' talks on poetics and poetry readings here.

Poems published at Thirteen Myna Birds

Two poems, 'Red Jazz' and 'Tang of Leaves' published at the amazing Thirteen Myna Birds. Thanks to Juliet Cook.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Cliff Yates and me at Edge Hill University, 15th October 2009. Photo by Scott Thurston.

Poems published!

Pleased to say that poems have appeared at the following fine publications: Tin Foil Dresses and The Bicycle Review. Thanks to Heather Schmidt and J de Salvo.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Gloom Cupboard # 108

Poem up at Gloom Cupboard # 108. Thanks to Dorla.

Going Public

This week sees the first in a series of events to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Edge Hill Poetry and Poetics Research Group.
The series of open events, which are all free, will be in the Education Block at the university. Time: 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.

8th October, Scott Thurston - discusses his book 'Internal Rhyme', due next year from Shearsman

15th October, Cliff Yates - discusses his poetics; Andrew Taylor discusses 'A Poetic of Absence Part II' and the continuance and reflection upon 'A Poetics of Absence' which appears in the Salt Anthology, Troubles Swapped for Something Fresh. Scott Thurston, Robert Sheppard, Cliff Yates and Andrew Taylor all appear in this exciting and essential anthology.

29th October, Dee McMahon - 'Stories of the Line - Provocation, Process and Product'; Robert Sheppard - 'Fictional Poems and Fictional Poetics: the double oeuvre of Rene Van Valckenborch'

5th November, Michael Egan; TBA; Daniele Pantano - 'Living in Translation: A Discussion of Exile, Translingualism, and writing your way home'

11th November, Reading at the Rose Theatre, Edge Hill University, 7.30 p.m. £3.50 all tickets
Cliff Yates will be launching his new Salt collection 'Frank Freeman's Dancing School'
Support: members of the Edge Hill University Poetry and Poetics Research Group.

Official Anniversary Celebration Journals:
Pages, and a special edition of erbacce will be available at all events.

Monday, October 05, 2009

This Week at Edge Hill University


in the Education Block room E21.

This week's event: Thursday 8th October

Scott Thurston discusses his book Internal Rhyme due next year from Shearsman Books.

More info here.

[L-R Angela Keaton, Andrew Taylor, Dee McMahon. Front: Matt Fallaize, Cliff Yates, Robert Sheppard. Photo taken at Edge Hill University, TV studio by Peter Griffiths]