Autumn/Winter Events Programme

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October 2 MIDNIGHT SPECIAL: BROADCAST Liverpool As part of Mercy-curated series of genre-crossing late-nighters, James Wilkes and Holly Pester (above) collaborate on a new performance of poetic texts exploring the radio voice, which hovers between the paranoia of panic broadcasts, secret codes and the end of the world, and the euphoria of communion across vast […]

October 2

MIDNIGHT SPECIAL: BROADCAST Liverpool

As part of Mercy-curated series of genre-crossing late-nighters, James Wilkes and Holly Pester (above) collaborate on a new performance of poetic texts exploring the radio voice, which hovers between the paranoia of panic broadcasts, secret codes and the end of the world, and the euphoria of communion across vast distances. A Penned in the Margins commission. See also Dec 16.

The Cooperative, Liverpool | Free | Booking and info

October 5

FOUND IN TRANSLATION @ FLOW

The closing event of FLOW Festival, Found in Translation is an unmissable literary after-party that covers everything from Biblical mistranslation to school bullies and former WWE wrestler Mr Perfect. Joe Dunthorne, Tim Clare and Ross Sutherland lead the search.

Free Word Centre | Free but booking essential, 9pm start | Booking

October 21

KALAGORA BY SIDDHARTHA BOSE

Love, chaos and addiction in the city… The new stage show by Indian-born performer Siddhartha Bose blends poetry, theatre and multimedia.

Richmix | £8 (£6 concessions) | Booking | Kalagora mini-site

In association with DSC South Asian Literature Festival

October 28

STRESS FRACTURES: ROSS SUTHERLAND, THEODOROS CHIOTIS & SOPHIE MAYER

Sophie Mayer reconsiders Emily Dickinson, Vampire Slayer, while Ross Sutherland and Theodoros Chiotis follow the mistranslation of poetry from the page to the web.

Whitechapel Gallery | £6 (£4 concessions) | Booking

November 11

STRESS FRACTURES: TIM CLARE, DAVID BARNES & MORE TBC

Poet and stand-up comedian Tim Clare addresses ‘slam poetry’, and academic David Barnes dissects the hip-hop lyricism of Roots Manuva.

Whitechapel Gallery | £6 (£4 concessions) | Booking

November 24

AUBIN & WILLS AUTUMN READING

Penned in the Margins returns to Notting Hill clothing emporium and literary salon for an evening of poetry from Tim Dooley, Julia Bird, Hannah Walker and George Ttoouli.

Whitechapel Gallery | Free but RSVP essential | RSVP

December 1

STEAK & STATIONS

Michael Egan launches his debut collection for Penned in the Margins, Steak & Stations – with support tba.

Poetry Library | Free but booking essential | Booking

Dec 16

STRESS FRACTURES: HANNAH SILVA, JAMES WILKES & HOLLY PESTER

James Wilkes and Holly Pester scan the frequencies to investigate radio voices and Silva presents a performance/lecture on voice, speech and ‘double-tonguing’ poetic technique.

Whitechapel Gallery | £6 (£4 concessions) | Booking

December 18

FOUND IN TRANSLATION @ SIDESHOW Nottingham

Joe Dunthorne, Tim Clare and Ross Sutherland present a one-hour poetry show about limits, translation and imagination. As part of Sideshow 2010, a unique city-wide event in Nottingham presenting a range of contemporary art exhibitions, ambitious new commissions, site specific public projects, artists talks, performances, screenings and music events in the
artist-led spaces, studios and empty buildings.

Further details tba

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