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!
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
Poetry reading with Sinéad Morrissey, author of six poetry collections
Lunch time poetry reading with poet, novelist, essayist, short story writer, broadcaster and blogger, Kei Miller.
Peter Raynard and Richard Skinner read from their new collections published by Smokestack Books.
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.
Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre launches its first poetry pamphlets by Lily Blacksell, Mary Jean Chan, and Patrick James Errington.
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.