Events

Thursday 22nd April, 7.30pm
Launch of
The Attitudes by Katie Griffiths with special guests from Malika’s Poetry Kitchen (Arji Manuelpillai and Michelle Penn) and Red Door Poets (Mary Mulholland and Matthew Paul). Hosted by Jill Abram
This free event will be streamed live through the Nine Arches Press YouTube channel and live captioned. Find more details and register via Eventbrite

Monday 3rd May, 8pm
MPK at the London Library Lit Fest. We’re having a poetry birthday party – our 20th, the Library’s 180th and
Charlotte Ansell‘s 50th! Charlotte will be reading poems alongside Malika Booker, Inua Ellams, Kayo Chingonyi, Arji Manuelpillai and Zakia Carpenter-Hall, hosted by Jill Abram
Tickets cost £5 or buy a £25 Pass for access to all festival events. For full details and booking click here

Past

Sunday 28th March, 6pm
Red Door Poets: Reading in Two Parts – Part 1 with Katie Griffiths, Chris Hardy, Elizabeth Horsley, Mary Mulholland and special guests including Soul Patel.

Friday 26th March, 1pm
Live Canon lunchtime Reading Series MPK special featuring Michelle Penn, Joolz Sparkes, Mehmet Izbudak and Fahad Al-Amoudi, hosted by Helen Eastman.

Thursday 25 March, 7.30pm
Launch of Ultimatum Orangutan by Khairani Barokka with guests Vahni Capildeo, Rishi Dastidar, and Fitri Nganthi Wani, with translation by Eliza Vitri Handayani, hosted by Nine Arches Editor/Director Jane Commane.
Free, supported by the Decolonising Arts Institute at University of the Arts London, and the National Centre for Writing in Norwich, UK.

Friday 19th March, 1pm
Live Canon lunchtime Reading Series featuring Jill Abram with Andrea Holland, Marcus Smith and Chérie Taylor Battiste, hosted by Helen Eastman.

Saturday 13th March, 7.30pm
Launch of Chosen? – an anthology of writing by adopted young people, edited by Charlotte Ansell and Janett Plummer.
Free, supported by an RSL Literature Matters 2020 Award & PAC-UK/Family Action.

Sunday 7th March, 4pm
MPK Live from the Butchery featuring Malika Booker, Jill Abram and Fahad Al-Amoudi
Hosted by Helen Ivory, Martin Figura and Kate Birch, in conjunction with Ink Sweat & Tears on Zoom.