After The Reading and Being Read event at Manchester Central Library on 12th November 11am-4pm (featuring Holly Pester and Michelle Green readings, talks by if p then q and Comma, and object making workshop with Tom Jenks). More HERE
Peter Barlow’s Cigarette, 4.30-6.30 at Waterstones, Deansgate, Manchester. This is a free event and features readings by Stuart Calton, Pansy Maurer-Alvarez, Katherine Horrex, Fokkina McDonnell
More – https://www.facebook.com/events/569451393237996/
Come along to this great event. Date below. More details HERE
READING AND BEING READ
with Comma Press, If P Then Q, Michelle Green, Holly Pester & ZimZalla
MANCHESTER CENTRAL LIBRARY
Performance Room, Ground Floor
St Peter’s Square, City Centre, M2 5PD
11am to 4pm, 12 November 2016
Tickets £3 before 1 November / £5 after
Twitter hashtag: #ReadingBeingRead
Photos of exhibits at The Poetry Library’s current exhibition Conceptual Poetics. The photos below are works by if p then q authors. Also Matchbox, the predecessor project to if p then q has items on display. Sadly the Matchbox website went bonkers and is no longer running. Happily the Poetry Library has a digital archive of the project – HERE!
LINK to the Conceptual Poetics exhibition.
Joy as Tiresome Vandalism (James Davies and Simon Taylor) What’s the Best?
Tom Jenks, Items
Peter Jaeger, A Field Guide to Lost Things
Selections from Matchbox (from top left – Matthew Welton, Lisa Jarnot, Togara Muzanehamo, Craig Dworkin, Chris McCabe, Bill Griffiths)
This fine looking event in Liverpool features if p then q authors Tom Jenks and Nathan Walker.
Thursday, June 16 at 8 PM – 11 PM
everyman bistro, street cafe & theatre bar
Hope Street, L1 9BH Liverpool
The Dock Road is new publishing press that provides a platform for established and emerging poets, writers and spoken word artists. The Dock Road Press celebrates experimental approaches to writing and performance, encouraging informal innovation, poetic deviance and risk. Alternating between the page, performance, language and text, the Dock Road presents a series of readings to celebrate its launch at the Everyman Bistro in Liverpool. Invited readers for our opening event ‘Gramophone Ray Gun’ include Nathan Walker, Helen Tookey, Tom Jenks and Cathy Butterworth, each punked up on esoteric sounds and strange aesthetics.
ADMISSION £3 ON THE DOOR
if p then q readers Lucy Harvest Clarke and Tom Jenks read alongside Juliet Troy at The Blue Bus
The Blue Bus is pleased to present a reading of poetry by Lucy Harvest Clarke, Tom Jenks and Juliet Troy on Tuesday 20th October from 7.30at The Lamb (in the upstairs room), 94 Lamb’s Conduit Street, London WC1. This is the 105th event in THE BLUE BUS series. Admissions: £5 / £3 (concessions).
Lucy Harvest Clarke was born in East Sussex in 1982. After studying Anthropology at Goldsmiths she travelled sporadically and lived by the sea. She now lives and works in London. Her poetry has featured on Great Works, Onedit, in Parameter magazine and in The Other Room Anthology Volume 1. She has published a pamphlet EX3 with The Knives Forks and Spoons Press. Lucy’s if p then q publication is Silveronda and more recently Baba by Blart books.
Tom Jenks’ latest books are Spruce, a 90 poem sequence published by Blart Books and The Tome of Commencement, a spreadsheet translation of the Book of Genesis published by Stranger Press. He co-organises The Other Room reading series and website in Manchester and administers the avant objects imprint zimZalla.
Juliet Troy is an anglo/guyanese poet living in Hertfordshire and is one of the organisers of the Blue Bus. Her work includes Rhythm of Furrows across a field, 2013 – Kater Murr. Motherboard, 2015 – Knives Forks and Spoons Press -which she hopes to be launching on the night. A poem from this collection Desert Spray is at present on display in the Blackpool illuminations along with work by 10 other KFS poets.
if p then q editor James Davies and authors Tom Jenks and Scott Thurston, both of whom have been published by if p then q, read at Manchester literature night Verbose this coming Monday. More details below
Live literature night Verbose is back on Monday 22 June. This month, our special guests are James Davies, Tom Jenks and Scott Thurston, the three organisers of long-running, Manchester-based experimental poetry reading series The Other Room. No slouches on the publishing front, with over 20 books between them, James, Tom and Scott also collaborate extensively with other writers and run various other enterprises: if p then q independent publishing house (James), zimZalla avant objects (Tom) and Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry (Scott).
There will also be an open mic of prose and poetry – visit the Verbose website for instructions on how to sign up. Your host is Sarah-Clare Conlon. It’s free entry and doors are at 7.30pm – get there then to bagsie a seat. Verbose takes place every fourth Monday of the month at Fallow café, 2a Landcross Road, Fallowfield, M14 6NA. See http://verbosemcr.wordpress.com/ for more details.