Serpentine South Gallery 14 Jul 2018 Free

Serpentine Galleries and The White Review present an afternoon of poetry. With Alex Bell, A. K. Blakemore and John McCullogh.

Alex Bell lives and works in London. Her poems have appeared in magazines and journals including The Rialto, Magma, The Quietus, Poetry Wales and Long Poem Magazine. Her pamphlet Bad Luck Woman was published by Eyewear in 2016. She co-hosts a series of poetry and karaoke nights, and co-edited the pamphlet Cold Fire: Poetry Inspired by David Bowie for The Rialto in 2017. She is a 2017-18 TOAST Poetry mentee.

A. K. Blakemore was born in London in 1991. Twice named a Foyle Young Poet of the Year, her work has been widely published and anthologised, appearing in journals including Poetry London, Poetry Review and Ambit. Her debut collection, Humbert Summer, appeared in 2015 and was awarded the Melita Hume Prize. Fondue will be published by Offord Road Books in July 2018.

John McCullough‘s first collection of poems, The Frost Fairs (Salt, 2011) won the Polari First Book Prize and was a Book of the Year for The Independent and a summer read in The Observer. His second, Spacecraft (Penned in the Margins, 2016) was named one of The Guardian‘s Best Books for Summer and was shortlisted for the Ledbury-Forte prize. He lives in Hove.


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