Saturday 28 September
4.00pm - 5.15pm
Astra is a PhD student at the University of Surrey with focus in the nee-futurist tradition across poetry, visual art and performance. She has given individual, collaborative, and interactive readings at a range of events in Slovenia, Vienna, Greece and the UK, including the European Poetry Festival and IGNOR Festival.
Astra's work has been exhibited at the National Poetry Library and the Poetry Cafe, and her forthcoming pamphlet Stargazing will be published by Guillemot Press in September 2019.
Jenna 's debut collection, Fortune Cookie, was awarded the Melita Hume Prize and shortlisted for a Somerset Maugham Award. Her pamphlet, CLAKE/lnterview For, is published by Verve Press. In 2018 she received an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors.
Rowan is a poet, composer and sound artist whose recent chapbooks include The Last Verses of Beccan (Guillemot Press, 2019) and cante jondo mixtape (If a Leaf Falls Press, 2017).
He received an Eric Gregory Award in 2015 and a selection of his work appears in Penguin Modern Poets 7: These Hard and Shining Things (Penguin, 2018). Rowan is editor of Moot Press, where he co-curates the Anathema reading series, and artistic co-director of the performance company Fen. He is currently undertaking practice-based PhD research in modern poetry and ancient language at Royal Holloway, University of London.