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2023 Readings

Here’s a list of readings I’ll be doing from my new chapbook/pamphlet Love and Stones in 2023.

Sunday, 21 May, 7-9pm. The Bedford, Balham, London SW12.

Launch of the three winning pamphlets/chapbooks in Live Canon’s 2022 competition. The Glassblower’s House by Matt Bryden. Love and Stones by Josephine Corcoran. Dear Rwanda by Isabella Mead. Live and livestreamed from The Bedford. Free tickets available here. Please note that these readings will be recorded and posted on Live Canon’s YouTube channel, with captions, shortly after the event.

Saturday, 3 June, 2-4pm Drawing Projects UK, Trowbridge.

A reading by the three winners in Live Canon’s Pamphlet/Chapbook Competition, Matt Bryden, Josephine Corcoran and Isabella Mead, plus Guest Support by Mark Engelsson, Sarah Hemings and Nina Parmenter. Tickets £3 available here.

Thursday, 15 June, 6pm. St Mark’s Church, Pinhoe Road, Exeter.

I‘m reading as Guest Support for Anthony Wilson at the launch of his new poetry collection The Wind and the Rain (Blue Diode Press). Here’s the link to book a free ticket.

Sunday, 25 June, 7.30pm. Penarth Literary Festival (Poetry Showcase) All Saints Lesser Hall, Victoria Square, Penarth CF64 3EH.

I’ll be reading as part of the Poetry Showcase, with Abigail Parry and Topher Mills, at Penarth Literary Festival, hosted by Stephen Payne. Music by Michael Munnik. Book here for tickets £7/£5 (free for Friends of Penarth Literary Festival).

Thursday, 6 July. Lunchtime. Philip & St James Church, Norton St Philip.

I’ll be reading with Isabelle Thompson and Nick Sorenson for the Lunchtime Concert Series. More details soon.

Thursday, 26 September, Uncut Poets, Exeter.

Matt Bryden, Isabella Mead and I will be reading from our Live Canon pamphlets. More details soon.

Thursday, 26 October, Pighog Poetry, Brighton.

More details soon.