- Holly Pester
- John Wilkinson
- Rowan Evans
Rowan Evans is the author of freak red (Projective Industries, 2015) ODE RHIZOME MOUNTAIN SONG (Moot Press, 2016) and returnsongs (Wide Range, 2012). He received an Eric Gregory Award in 2015 and is co-editor of Moot Press, where he co-curates the Anathema reading series at Arnolfini, Bristol. Rowan composes and produces music for performance, theatre and film is artistic co-director of Fen, an interdisciplinary performance collaboration based in Bristol.
John Wilkinson’s most recent books of poetry are Ghost Nets (Omnidawn 2016) and Reckitt’s Blue (Seagull 2013). A selected poems, Schedule of Unrest, was published by Salt in 2015. Born in London and educated at Cambridge and Harvard, he worked in mental health services in the industrial West Midlands, South Wales and the East End of London before moving to the University of Notre Dame as Writer in Residence in 2005. He joined the English Department at Chicago in 2010 as Professor of Practice in the Arts and is now full Professor. As well as eleven books of poetry and several chapbooks, he has also published a critical collection, The Lyric Touch (Salt 2007) and many subsequent critical essays on modernist and contemporary British and American poetry and painting.
Holly Pester is a poet and writer based in London. Her book, go to reception and ask for Sara in red felt tip, (Book Works, 2015) created fanfiction from a feminist art archive and, Common Rest, (Test Centre, 2016) was a sound poetry album and pamphlet of politically driven lullabies. She is currently working on a novella/prose poem and is lecturer in Poetry and Performance at University of Essex.
W Canal Wharf
Cardiff CF10 5DB
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.