Poetics Publications and Events Poetics Publications and Events

Recent Highlights

Lorna Sage Memorial Lecture and Symposium: Isobel Armstrong. Lecture, "'Dear Professor": The Not-Quite-Love Story of Freud and Lou Andreas Salome', 13-14 June 2019)

Alison Winch, Darling, It's Me (Penned in the Margins), May 2019

David Nowell Smith, 'Historical Poetics and the Register of History', Critical Quarterly 61:1, April 2019

Tiffany Atkinson obtains a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship for her project 'O what can I say?: embarrassment, ethics and poetry', March 2019

David Nowell Smith, 'W.S. Graham's Three-Accent Line: The Gradual Construction of a Timbre', Modern Philology 116:3, Feb 2019

David Nowell Smith (ed.), W.S. Graham: Approaches, special issue of the Chicago Review, Winter 2018-19

Sophie Robinson, Rabbit, Boiler House Press, November 2018. Rabbit is the Poetry Book Society Winter Selection Wild Card.

Jeremy Noel-Tod (ed.), The Penguin Book of the Prose Poem, November 2018

Denise Riley, 'Slow Burn', in the LRB, 8 November 2018

Sophie Robinson, Three Poems, Granta 25 October 2018

Constructing Spaces, National Poetry Library 18 October 2018 - 31 March 2019, exhibition/installation curated by David Nowell Smith

Voice and Vision: The Poetry and Art of WS Graham, Pier Arts Centre, 22 September - 10 November 2018, exhibition curated by David Nowell Smith. David has articles about the exhibition on the Piers Arts Centre blog and in Apollo magazine.

Wretched Strangers ed. JT Welsch and Ágnes Lehóczky. Boiler House Press, September 2018

Alison Winch, 'from Thomas Hobbes 1588 - Works Motherhood', Poetry Review, September 2018

Tiffany Atkinson, guest writer at KL Literary Festival, Kuala Lumpur

David Nowell Smith, 'Poetry's Plastic Medium: The Example of WS Graham', Modernism/modernity print+ , August 2018

Jos Smith, Sun, Guillemot Press, August 2018

UEA Poetry Fellowship 2018: Ariana Reines, 30 April - 11 May. Fellowship Reading 10 May, Lecture Theatre 1.

The World Speaking Back: To Denise Riley ed. Ágnes Lehóczky and Zoë Skoulding. Boiler House Press, April 2018

The Caught Habits of Language: An Entertainment for WS Graham on His Having Reached One Hundred, ed. Rachael Boast, Andy Ching, and Nathan Hamilton, with an introduction by Jeremy Noel-Tod, April 2018

Jeremy Noel-Tod on 'The Advance Guard of the Avant-garde', BBC Radio 4 Archive Hour, 10 March 2018

Tiffany Atkinson, 'Lyric Embarrassment or Why I Can't Tell A Story', Ashoka University, 23-24 February 2018


Past Highlights

29 April 2017: UEA Poetry Festival feat. Lisa Robertson, Peter Larkin, Tom Pickard, Laurel Uziell, Rebecca Tamas, and others

8 November 2016: Holly Pester, Ian Davidson, and Verity Spott, Take 5, 17 Tombland, 7.30pm

23 April 2016: UEA Poetry Festival, feat. Sean Bonney, Sandeep Parmar, Redell Olsen, David Marriott, and others

19 January 2016: Peter Gizzi, Jennifer Cooke, Meryl Pugh, UEA Drama Studio, 7.30pm

17-18 April 2015: UEA Poetry Festival, feat. Juliana Spahr, Andrea Brady, Samantha Walton, Francesca Lisette, and others

17 February 2015: Reading: Vahni Capildeo and Amy De’Ath, Take 5, 17 Tombland, 7.30pm

27 January 2015: Reading: Tiffany Atkinson, Andrea Holland, and Sophie Robinson, UEA Drama Studio, 7.30pm

23 May 2014: Seminar, Professor Charles Altieri (UC Berkeley), 'Towards a Phenomenology of Imagination: the Case of Ashbery's "The Instruction Manual"' (respondent: Dr. Daniel Kane (Sussex)), Arts 01.03, 2-4 pm followed by wine reception

22 May 2014: Poetry Reading and Translation Discussion, 'Experimenting with Petrarch', Tim Atkins + Peter Hughes + Will Rossiter, Arts 01.06, 5.30pm

14 January 2014: Poetry Reading, Denise Riley + Sophie Robinson. UEA Drama Studio, 7pm

23 November 2013: Symposium, Beyond the Border: The Vancouver Poetry Conference (1963)