At 7.30 pm. £5 entry, then donation for refreshments.


Saturday 5 November 2016

Poetry at The Room, 33 Holcombe Road, Tottenham Hale, N17 9AS (at 7.30) - bring a firework - and we'll have mulled wine.

Reading by Peter Stickland, Eddie Linden, Kathy Pimlott and Donald Gardner - introduced by Anthony Howell

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Peter Stickland

Peter Stickland is a writer, architect and performance artist

Eddie Linden

Eddie Linden is a poet. In 1969, he founded Aquarius, a periodical dedicated to poetry. In 1979, he co-wrote with Sebastian Barker his autobiography Who is Eddie Linden?, which was adapted into a stage play in the following year. Eddie’s Own Aquarius was published in 2005 to mark Linden’s 70th birthday, and featured contributions from, amongst others, Seamus Heaney, Alasdair Gray, James Kelman, and Elaine Feinstein.


Kathy Pimlott's pamphlet Goose Fair Night was published this year. Her poems have appeared in magazines including Magma, Brittlestar, The North, Southbank Poetry and Spare Rib, on-line and in anthologies. She was born and brought up in Nottingham in the yellow shadow of Players cigarette factory but has lived most of her life in Seven Dials, home of the ballad and the broadsheet, where she also manages public realm projects. www.kathypimlott.co.uk.



Donald Gardner’s first poem appeared in the Paris Review in 1963. Since then he has published seven collections of poetry, the most recent being ‘The Wolf Inside’ (Hearing Eye, 2014). He is also a poetry translator and his selection of Dutch poet Remco Campert, ‘In those Days’ (Shoestring 2014) was awarded the Vondel Prize in 2015. He is well-known for his readings of his own work. Born in London, he divides his time between Amsterdam and Kildare. His new chapbook, ‘Early Morning’ will appear with Grey Suit editions in 2017.


Saturday 3 December 2016

Poetry at The Room, 33 Holcombe Road, Tottenham Hale, N17 9AS (at 7.30)

Reading by  The High Window Press - with Keith Hutson, Bethany W. Pope and Anthony Howell, introduced by Anthony Costello

Anthony Costello

Anthony Costello is a writer and poetry event organiser. His first poetry collection, The Mask, was published by Lapwing Publications in 2014. His second, Angles & Visions, (High Window Press) was published in 2016. He is currently working on a non-fiction book about Artists and their Physicians. Anthony is co-editor and associate publisher at The High Window Press.


Keith Hutson has written for Coronation Street and many well-known comedians, as well as running a large landscaping business. His poetry is widely-published in journals including The Rialto, The North, Magma, Stand, Agenda, The Interpreter's House, Poetry Salzburg Review and he has won a Poetry Business Yorkshire Prize judged by Billy Collins. He delivers poetry and performance workshops in schools for The Prince's Trust, and hosts a monthly poetry/music event, WordPlay, in Halifax. He's a former amateur boxer.


Bethany W Pope Bethany W Pope is an award-winning writer. She received her PhD from Aberystwyth University’s Creative Writing program, and her MA from the University of Wales Trinity St David. She has published several collections of poetry: A Radiance (Cultured Llama, 2012) Crown of Thorns,(Oneiros Books, 2013), The Gospel of Flies (Writing Knights Press 2014), and Undisturbed Circles (Lapwing, 2014). Her collection The Rag and Boneyard was published this year by Indigo Dreams and her chapbook Among The White Roots shall be released by Three Drops Press next autumn. Her first novel, Masque, was published by Seren this June.

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Anthony Howell will have a new book of poems - From Inside - published by The High Window in March 2017.  He is the organiser of Poetry at The Room.  Previous books of poetry have been published by Anvil, which has now been taken over by Carcanet.

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