- Eleanor Perry
- Anthony Mellors
- Juha Virtanen
Eleanor Perry’s publications include the pamphlets Meat ∙ Volt ∙ Interruption (Oystercatcher, 2015); and Venusberg (Veer Books, 2015). Recent work has also appeared in Blackbox Manifold and The Wolf. She has performed work at the Science Museum, Canterbury Roman Museum, the Sussex and Surrey poetry festivals, Xing the Line and Hi Zero, while her visual work has been exhibited at The Tactic Gallery in Cork. She co-edits the online poetry zine DATABLEED with Juha Virtanen, and teaches poetry at the University of Kent.
Anthony Mellors has been publishing poetry since appearing in Peter Gizzi’s Exact Change Yearbook in the 1990s, when he was also the editor of fragmente: a magazine of contemporary poetics. Recent work includes The Lewknor Turn for Shearsman, The Christmas Album (Verisimilitude) – the second of two sequences ‘inspired’ by Rod McKuen – and a Broadside for Five Seasons Press in Hereford in collaboration with artist Penny Hallas. Confessional Sonnets has just arrived from Aquifer Press. Recent critical writing includes the final chapter of The Cambridge History of Modernist Poetry and an essay on J. H. Prynne for Ian Brinton’s For the Future (Shearsman). He currently lives in exile in north Norfolk and teaches English at Queens’ College, Cambridge.
Juha Virtanen is the author of Back Channel Apraxia (Contraband 2014), –LAND (Oystercatcher Press 2016), and with Ulli Freer, Inoperative Synchronisation Comprehension Co-ordinate Discrepancy (Rot Direkt 2014). His monograph Poetry and Performance During the British Poetry Revival 1960-1980: Event and Effect is forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan. He co-edits DATABLEED together with Eleanor Perry, and teaches contemporary literature at the University of Kent.
W Canal Wharf
Cardiff CF10 5DB
(end of St. Mary’s Street, underneath and to the right of the train bridge)
Free admission, accompanied by after-reading discussions.
Refreshments available for purchase.
Doors open at 7pm, readings promptly at 7:30pm
Cardiff Poetry Experiment is supported by Cardiff University’s
School of English, Communication and Philosophy.