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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

FRIDAY 27th MAY 2016

Cardiff Poetry Experiment

Doors open at 7pm, readings promptly at 7:30pm
Free admission, accompanied by discussions
Refreshments available for purchase

Waterloo Teahouse
Wyndham Arcade,
Cardiff City Centre,
CF10 1FH
(enter opposite Central Library)



Amy De’Ath’s poetry chapbooks include ON MY LOVE FOR gender abolition (Capricious 2016), Lower Parallel (Barque 2014), Caribou (Bad Press 2011), and Erec & Enide (Salt 2010). With Fred Wah, she is the editor of a poetics anthology, Toward. Some. Air. (Banff Centre Press 2015). Her criticism has appeared in Women: A Cultural Review, Anguish Language (Archive Books 2015), and Cambridge Literary Review, and is forthcoming in After Objectvism: Reconfiguring 21st-Century Poetry and Poetics (U of Iowa P 2017). She is a PhD Candidate at Simon Fraser University and lives in Vancouver, on unceded Coast Salish Territories.

Graham Hartill's latest collection is Chroma (Boiled String, 2013). He also publishes collaborative translations (with Wu Fu-Sheng) from classical Chinese and essays on poetics and creative writing in health and social care settings. He works as a writer in residence in HMP Parc and teaches on the MSc in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes for the Metanoia Institute.

Allen Fisher is a poet, painter, publisher and art historian, lives in Hereford, UK. Emeritus Professor of Poetry & Art at Manchester Metropolitan University; over 150 single-authored publications of poetry, graphics, aesthetic theory and art documentation; exhibited in many shows from Tate Britain to King’s Gallery York. Examples of his work in the Tate Collection, The King’s Archive London, the Living Museum, Iceland and various British and international private collections. Last single-artist show was at the Apple Store Gallery Hereford in 2013. Two recent books of poetry and image were: TIP REGARD, and SPUTTOR. A second edition of the collected PLACE books of poetry was published earlier this year, the collected GRAVITY books are scheduled for publication in autumn, 2016. There is a book of essays on poetry and art, IMPERFECT FIT, due from University of Alabama Press also this autumn.

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