After Economy, London Reading

I’ll be reading from After Economy this Tuesday, 9 May, in London at the Shearsman Reading Series, Swedenborg Hall, 20/21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH. It starts at 7.30pm. I’m very honoured to be reading with Josephine Balmer, Alice Kavounas, and special guest, Yang Lian.   More details are available here and here. Please come along if you’re in town.

Molly Bloom 6

It is an honour to be included in Molly Bloom 6, edited by the wonderful Aidan Semmens.  Read it all, including Aidan’s excellent editorial, here: Molly Bloom 6 and my contribution here.

Saltire Society Poetry Book of the Year Nomination

Locust and Marlin has been shortlisted for the Saltire Society Poetry Book of the Year Award, along with Jen Hadfield, John Burnside, Kei Miller, J. O. Morgan and Alexander Hutchison.  I was so surprised when I found out — it’s an honour to be on a list with such extraorindary poets, and a joy.

Reading at The Bakehouse

I’m really honoured and excited to be reading at The Bakehouse in Gatehouse of Fleet on 26 April (invite below). Please do come along if you’re near. From the Bakehouse:Do join us to celebrate the publication of Jennifer’s second collection. it is a joy to welcome one of Scotland’s best young poets to The Bakehouse.…… Continue reading Reading at The Bakehouse

Locust and Marlin has arrived!

Just arrived into work at the Scottish Poetry Library to find a box of these waiting for me… !!!oIt’s made my heart go all fluttery.A huge thank you to Tony Frazer at Shearsman for such quality editing and production, and to Anupa Gardner for the amazing cover image.  

I'm looking forward to a few readings in the new year, and hopefully a book launch for Locust and Marlin to announce soon. For now I can invite you to two events I'll be reading at: The Accelerator at The Canon's Gait, 232 Canongate, Wednesday 8 January, 8.30 pm - 10.30 pm, £4 / £3… Continue reading Season’s Greetings!

Awater — Poetry in Dutch

I feel very lucky to have had one of my poems translated into Dutch by the translator Susan Ridder, and published in the magazine Awater, the largest literary magazine in the Netherlands.  It’s an honour to have been included alongside amazing poets Jen Hadfield, Charlotte Runcie and Ellen McAteer.  You can read the original article in translation and…… Continue reading Awater — Poetry in Dutch