Our next event is on Thursday 5th April 2018, upstairs at the John Harvey Tavern, Bear Yard, Cliffe High St, Lewes BN7 2AN.
Doors open 7pm, readings start 7.45pm.
Tickets £5 (£3 students, and the unwaged and claiming benefit) at the door on the night.
Readers: Robin Houghton (Poetry), Nicholas Royle (Prose) and Jonathan Totman (poetry)
Robin Houghton’s first poetry pamphlet was The Great Vowel Shift (2015) from Telltale Press, the poets’ publishing collective she co-founded. All the Relevant Gods (2018) won the Cinnamon Press Pamphlet Competition 2017. She is published in numerous magazines and in anthologies including The Best New British and Irish Poets 2017 (Eyewear). She recently self-published a hand-made mini pamphlet, Foot Wear, and has written three non-fiction books. She blogs at robinhoughtonpoetry.co.uk
Nicholas Royle teaches English at the University of Sussex. His books include Telepathy and Literature: Essays on the Reading Mind (1991), E. M. Forster (1999), The Uncanny (2003), How to Read Shakespeare (2005), Veering: A Theory of Literature (2011), and two novels: Quilt (2010) and An English Guide to Birdwatching (2017). He is currently completing a book about the writings of Hélène Cixous.
Jonathan Totman grew up in Sussex and now lives in Cambridgeshire where he works as a psychology lecturer and dad. His poems have been published in Brittle Star, Envoi, The Frogmore Papers, The Interpreter’s House, Lighthouse, Obsessed with Pipework and Orbis, and his debut pamphlet manuscript was recently highly commended in the 2017 Paper Swans Press competition. He was the Fenland Poet Laureate for 2015 and he co-edits The Fenland Reed (www.thefenlandreed.co.uk).