The EVP Sessions: Call-out for performance proposals

Penned in the Margins and Mercy are commissioning a programme of new experimental work for The EVP Sessions at Shoreditch Town Hall on Saturday 14 November. We are inviting responses to the theme of Electronic Voice Phenomena: technology, haunting and the voice. We welcome submissions from all live artforms, including performance, music, video, glitch art, [...]

Actors announced for Dagestan

Dagestan is a thrilling new play by poet and martial artist SJ Fowler, set in the shadowy world of global security. Enter the minds of private military contractors to uncover a culture of violence, gallows humour and moral uncertainty. Meet our four actors: _ Robin Berry (Chamberlain) Robin is a graduate of East 15 School [...]

The Greek Crisis ignites a radical new generation of poets


Poet and geographer charts the forgotten history and disappearing future of the Arctic

Moving through its poems, one experiences something of the doubling dissimulation of northern light: a fierce clarity of vision, combined with an awareness of things being uncannily off-scale and out of kilter.    ROBERT MACFARLANE Fence is an epic of fragments set in the vast, frozen Svalbard islands in the High Arctic. At once beautiful and [...]

“Road Trip” – 40% Off in our Summer Sale

It’s the last of our two-month-long series of special offers, and there’s just time for one final blow out on the road with some of the Penned in the Margins boys. Put your affairs in order, pack light, embrace the dark and stick the key in the ignition. We’ve guides to growing, living and thriving [...]