Updates The Complete Works 3 – March 2017

Raymond Antrobus

  • Published in Poetry Magazine, edited by Don Share and aslo recorded for the website. Touring the States funded by the Poetry Foundation, Concordia University and Speaking Volumes.
  • Published in Poetry Review
  • Working with young Syrian refugees for English PEN
  • Editing a Magma Poetry magazine issue on deafness
  • Board member of the Poetry School
  • Pamphlet to be released by Outspoken in April called To Sweeten Bitter


Leo Boix

  • Poems to be published in next issue of Modern Poetry in Translation
  • Published in a forthcoming anthology of Latin American poets (in Spanish)
  • Reading at the Cinammon Club in March with Mona Arshi, read at Exiled Ink event with Saradha Soobrayen
  • Residency at St Gabriel’s School with bi-lingual children (Latin American background)


Omikemi Natacha Bryan

  • Pamphlet published by Gatehouse Press in December available to buy at Gatehouse Press


Victoria Adukwei Bailey

  • Pamphlet, Girl B, to be published in New Generation Poets series, edited by Kwame Dawes. Available from April 2017.
  • Reading at Goldsmiths Lit Live, on Thursday 16th March 2017
  • Featuring in and reading at the launch of latest Litro Magazine issue on May 27th 2017
  • Featuring on Poetry and Politics panel discussion at University of East Anglia, on 4th March 2017, alongside George Szirtes and Jo Thompson (Rialto). Part of the ‘War of Words’ Progressive Media Conference hosted by The Norwich Radical.
  • Will lead two creative writing workshops for Theatre Royal Norwich as part of their Get Creative Festival in April 2017
  • To be published in Orlando, an online and print magazine: http://www.weareorlando.co.uk
  • One of five young poets commissioned by Otter-Barry Books and Pop-Up Projects to provide work for an upcoming collection for readers aged 11-14.


Will Harris

  • Pamphlet with Happenstance to be published in June
  • Teaching onlinle course at the Poetry School


Ian Humphreys

  • To be published in the Emma Press Anthology, Bestiary anthology (edited by Anja Konig & Liane Strauss) – due October 2017
  • Read at Poets and Players with Hannah Lowe and Jane Yeh – Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
  • Poem ‘Dragged Under’ reviewed in The Rialto


Momtaza Mehri

  • Pamphlet to be published in New Generation Poets series, edited by Kwame Dawes


Yomi Sode

  • Accepted on to Callaloo workshop
  • To be published in Bare Lit anthology
  • Show at the Roundhouse on 8th June 2017 (SOLD OUT IN ONE DAY)
  • Mentoring young writers


Degna Stone

  • Pamphlet forthcoming with Inscribe/Peepal Tree Press (will have more details after April)
  • To be published in the Emma Press anthology, Bestiary
  • To be published in the Seren anthology, Writing Motherhood
  • Co-editing issue 9 of Butcher’s Dog magazine (alongside Joanne Clement and Edward Doegar)
  • On the Evolution of the Editor panel at the PBS symposium during Newcastle Poetry Festival May 2017

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