Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre launches its first poetry pamphlets by Lily Blacksell, Mary Jean Chan, and Patrick James Errington.
Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre is delighted to invite you to a special day-long poetry writing workshop with the Forward Prize-commended poet Alan Buckley.
Peter Raynard and Richard Skinner read from their new collections published by Smokestack Books.
Lunch time poetry reading with poet, novelist, essayist, short story writer, broadcaster and blogger, Kei Miller.
Poetry reading with Sinéad Morrissey, author of six poetry collections
The celebrated poet, editor and translator Clare Pollard will join us to read from her work and talk about the 'thrill of entering a new way of thinking' when we read and translate poetry from another language
This poetry vs comedy event is hosted by Alex Farrow, stand-up comedian, philosophy teacher and resident MC at Jericho Comedy Oxford and by Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre. Come, laugh, be inspired, and remember - you decide who wins!
Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre is delighted to present a reading by the celebrated Canadian poet, Richard Harrison.
Shara Lessley reads from her new book The Explosive Expert's Wife (Wisconsin Poetry Series, 2018), whilst Yvonne Reddick will read from her fourth pamphlet, Translating Mountains, published by Seren in 2017.
Spoken word performance featuring local poets Dan Holloway and Ceri Lloyd, alongside Oxford Brookes students, celebrating LGBT+ History Month and the Oxford Human Rights Festival.
Christopher DeWeese visits Oxford to read from his new book The Confessions, published by Periplum Press, whilst Andy Eaton (Lecturer in Creative Writing at Oxford Brookes) will read from his pamphlet Sprung Nocturne.
Ishion Hutchinson is an award-winning Jamaican poet and essayist whose books include Far District and House of Lords and Commons.
Chris Beckett and Mark Gilfillan
With readings by the shortlisted and winning poets in the competition and by the judge, Helen Mort.
Siobhán Campbell and Kate Clanchy
Kirsten Irving and Caroline Smith