Publishing and Performing Your Poetry

Excited to be chairing this event tomorrow – do come along if you’re interested in hearing about publishing from the editor’s mouth and performing from the poet’s mouth.  

  

Publishing and Performing Your Poetry

This seminar will explore the different ways in which poets can reach an audience, and will overview the best approach to take when submitting work to publishers; the panel will include Maurice Riordan (Editor at Poetry Review), Neil Astley (Editor at Bloodaxe Books), and Rachel McCrum (Poet, Performer, Promoter, and one half of Rally and Broad). Chaired by Jennifer Williams, Programme Manager at Scottish Poetry Library.

Date and time: Tuesday 31st March 2015 (6.30 – 8.30pm).

Venue: CCA, Glasgow

Tickets: £2 + small booking fee, free to Scottish Writers’ Centre members. Book your place on Eventbrite

Published by jlwpoetry

Books by JL Williams include Condition of Fire (Shearsman, 2011), Locust and Marlin (Shearsman, 2014), Our Real Red Selves (Vagabond Poets, 2015) and House of the Tragic Poet (If A Leaf Falls Press, 2016). A collection exploring the fine line between abundance and apocalypse, After Economy, was published by Shearsman Books in May 2017. She is interested in expanding dialogues through writing across languages, perspectives and cultures and in multimodal and cross-form work, visual art, dance, opera and theatre. Published widely in journals, her poetry has been translated into numerous languages. She has read at international literature festivals and venues in the UK, Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Turkey, Cyprus, Canada, Hungary, Romania, Montenegro and the US. She wrote the libretto for a new opera, Snow, was Writer-in-Residence for the British Art Show 8 in Edinburgh and plays in the poetry and music band Hail of Bright Stones (https://hailofbrightstones.com/).

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