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Friday, March 6, 2015


Cardiff Poetry Experiment

Doors open at 7pm, readings promptly at 7:30pm
Free admission, followed by drinks and discussion

Butetown History and Arts Centre
4 Dock Chambers, Stryd Bute, Cardiff Bay

Steven Hitchins
Kate North
Nia Davies

Steven Hitchins' work includes The Basin (LPB, 2011), Palisade Winters (LPB, 2011), Bitch Dust (Hafan, 2012), and the performance pieces microtopias (Bath Arts Fringe Festival, 2013) and Red Light Radio (North Wales International Poetry Festival, 2014). He edits The Literary Pocket Book, publishing contemporary experimental poetry in miniature origami-fold editions.

Kate North is the author of Bistro (2012), a poetry collection, and Eva Shell (2008), a novel. She also writes short fiction. She is interested in urban life and the impact of technology on writing and identity and in communicating scientific and medical subjects through creative writing. www.katenorth.co.uk, @katetnorth

Nia Davies was born in Sheffield and studied English at the University of Sussex. Her pamphlet Then Spree came out from Salt in 2012. In addition to her work with Literature Across Frontiers and Wales Literature Exchange, Nia’s current projects include collaborations with other poets and artists and co-editing the online journal Poems in Which. In 2014 she took over the editorship of the international magazine Poetry Wales. Her next publication is Çekoslovakyalılaştıramadıklarımızdanmısınız or Long Words. Nia's interests include translation and international poetry, cultural activism and poetry’s relation to sound, listening and other art forms. Her poems have been published internationally and translated into Turkish, Arabic, Kurdish, Chinese, Slovak and Spanish.

Cardiff Poetry Experiment is supported by Cardiff University’s School of English, Communication and Philosophy. 

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