Indie press poetry showcase
- Alumni, Arts and Law, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Students
Join us to celebrate the vibrant local and national independent poetry publishing scene.
Join us to celebrate the vibrant local and national independent poetry publishing scene with a showcase of presses and poets from the West Mids and further afield. Featuring authors from Verve Poetry Press and Penned in the Margins (including the University of Birmingham's very own Luke Kennard), Nine Arches Press, Smith|Doorstop, Bare Fiction, and UoB's creative writing society Writers' Bloc, plus more to be confirmed. Hosted by University of Birmingham alumnus Ben Norris, two-time UK poetry slam champion and star of BBC Radio 4's The Archers, who will also be reading from his recent Verve pamphlet.
Book to the Future
This event is part of Book to the Future - the University of Birmingham's annual festival of the written and spoken word. It features an exciting programme of free workshops, panel discussions, performances and author talks.