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Launch: The Poetry Review, Autumn issue

Wednesday 11 October 2017, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

The Poetry Review: Autumn 2017 issue launch at The Poetry Café, London

Join us at a celebration of our Autumn issue in the exciting new space we’ve created in the Poetry Café. Our readers will be contributors Victoria Adukwei Bulley, Niall Campbell and Rebecca Tamás, introduced by Review Editor Emily Berry.

This free event is now fully booked but you can email [email protected] to be added to the waiting list.

Our readers

Victoria Adukwei Bulley is a British-born Ghanaian poet, writer and filmmaker. A Barbican Young Poets alumna, her work has been commissioned by the Royal Academy of Arts, London, and has featured on BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour. She was shortlisted for the Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2016, and is a Complete Works Poetry fellow. Her debut pamphlet, Girl B, edited by Kwame Dawes, is part of the 2017 New-Generation African Poets series. Victoria is the creator of MOTHER TONGUES, an intergenerational poetry, film and translation project supported by Arts Council England and Autograph ABP. She co-curates TCRPoetry, a monthly poetry event housed at Waterstones, Tottenham Court Road, London.

Niall Campbell is from the Western Isles of Scotland. His first collection, Moontide, was published by Bloodaxe in 2014 and won the inaugural Edwin Morgan Poetry Award as well as the Saltire First Book of the Year award. He lives in Leeds.

Rebecca Tamás is a London based poet whose most recent pamphlet, Savage, was published this year by Clinic Press. Rebecca was joint winner of the 2016 Manchester Poetry Prize, and she is the Fenton Arts Trust emerging writer 2017. She has work upcoming in London Review of Books and Funhouse magazine.