Feb 1: a new book, 50 // fifty is published by Hesterglock Press containing 50 fifty-word texts written in my 50th year with 50 responses by collageist Michael Harford. More details here
Feb 22 - March 21: THE ANNUAL VISUAL POETRY EXHIBITION 2018: SCRIBBLING AND SCRAWLING at MUSEUM OF FUTURES 117 Brighton Rd, Surbiton KT6 5NJ. Alongside Alan Boyce, Daniele Pantano, Julia Rose Lewis & more tba. More details here.
March: date tba a new book, Lou Ham: Racing Anthropocene Statements to be published by Dostoyevsky Wannabe. These poems were created initially from texts of radio transcripts between Lewis hamilton and his Mercedes pit crew during the F1 season of 2015-16 and an article by Mike Hulme; Why we disagree about climate change (Carbon Yearbook). The texts then processed by various digital means (Markov Text Generator & the Oulipean N+7 Machine, via The Spoonbill generator) and then cut-up and edited.
March 7: launch of Cocktail Kafkaine by Mustapha Benfodil / Joe Ford (trans.) Mustapha Benfodil reading & in conversation at The Parkinson Building, University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, LS2 9JT Room: Parkinson SR (1.08) Time: 17:00-19:00. Published by Hesterglock Press
March 17: Poem Brut at Rich Mix II 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA. Featuring new work from Chrissy Williams, Lavinia Singer, Matvei Yankelevich, Julia Rose Lewis, Julia Schuster, Olga Moskvina, Oliver Mayeux, Mischa Foster Poole, Ruhi Parmar Amin, Andre Bagoo and more. The event will also mark the launch of two new #poembrut publications; SJ Fowler's book Memoirs of a Hypocrit (o gandia) and hiromi suzuki's logbook, both are published by Hesterglock Press. The event is free, doors at 7pm for a 7.30pm start
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