Friday 27 September
9.30pm - late
Rachael Allen introduces
Will Harris & A.K Blakemore
Our traditional Friday night event in collaboration with clinic press.
Rachael has recently published her first full collection, Kingdomland (Faber & Faber). Rachael will be reading at the festival's closing event on Sunday evening.
Will is the author of MixedRace Superman, an essay published by Peninsula Press in May 2018 and in an expanded edition from Melville House in the US. His first full poetry collection, REN DANG, is forthcoming from Granta in 2020.
A.K is the author of two full-length collections of poetry: Humbert Summer (Eyewear, 2015) and Fondue (Offord Road Books, 2018), which was awarded the Ledbury Forte Prize for Best Second Collection. Her work has been widely published and anthologised, appearing in The London Review of Books, Poetry, Poetry London and The Poetry Review, among others. She lives and works in London.