CAConrad’s 2018 recommended reading

So good to see Nat Raha’s de/compositions is up on the Bloof Books list of CAConrad’s highlights from their reading this year, and amongst excellent company. Read more here:


Andro & Eve: film and poetry

enjoy your homes press will be joining Andro & Eve on the 27th January for their first event of 2018, ‘The Revival: Women and The Word’.

Join Andro and Eve for a very special evening of film and live poetry performance celebrating the work of queer women of colour. With a screening of Sekiya Dorsett’s documentary ‘The Revival: Women and The Word‘, and performances by poets Dylema and Ella Otomewo.

Doors: 6pm. Last entry 7pm. Film: 7.15pm

All guests will be e-mailed the venue location 2 days before the event.
Tickets: £10 ADV (Plus £1 booking fee).

Very limited number of accessibly priced tickets at £2.50 (inc booking fee) also on sale. Deets:

Electric Arc Furnace #5

The next event in the Electric Arc Furnace poetry reading series, Sheffield, will be at La Biblioteka, 9th February.

A poetry reading series, in the centre of Sheffield, between the seven hills. Innovative poetries from the South Yorks hinterlands & further-flung.

Nisha Ramayya’s poetry pamphlets Notes on Sanskrit (2015) and Correspondences (2016) are published by Oystercatcher Press. Her writing can be found in Ambit, Datableed, Litmus, Poetry London, The White Review, and Zarf. She is a member of the ‘Race & Poetry & Poetics in the UK’ research group and she teaches Creative Writing at Royal Holloway, University of London and the University of Kent.

Ollie Evans is a writer, performer and English language teacher from London. His most recent book, Portraits of the Middleincome (Contraband, 2017), is based on translations of Henri Michaux, Clarice Lispector and Old English poetry. Other poetry publications include: Kettles (Veer, 2013); High Digger’s From the Ear-far-out-wrung of these Thinkings (Stoma Press, 2013); The Chomedy (Red Ceilings Press, 2013); Dash Booked a Builder (Red Ceilings Press, 2012) and Stutter Studies (Department, 2011). Works and films:;

Readings take place at La Biblioteka, Sheffield city centre. BYOB. Doors 7pm. £4 waged / £3 unwaged / pay what you can. All proceeds to poets towards train fares/expenses. All very welcome.

We are committed to making this event as accessible as possible for all involved. If you require any further access information or have any specific requirements then please get in touch via electricarcfurnaceverse [AT] gmail [DOT] com.