Forthcoming readings/events

2018

The Glass Aisle, Paul Henry's seventh collection, is published by Seren this year.

To coincide with the book's publication in February, an album of The Glass Aisle's performance version, with Brian Briggs, also entitled 'The Glass Aisle', will be released.

Brian and Paul will continue to tour 'The Glass Aisle' across the year. All enquiries to Becky Fincham: becky@bigmouthpresents.com. Event news also on Twitter


16th February: Cornerstone, Cardiff. 8.30pm - Seren Poetry Festival performance of 'The Glass Aisle', with Brian Briggs. This event launches new collection 'The Glass Aisle'. Tickets and details click here

3rd March: Old Fire Station, Oxford. 7.30pm. Performance of 'The Glass Aisle', with Brian Briggs. Tickets and details click here.

30th March: Porthcawl. 8.00pm Poetry reading at SUSSED Green Room, 4-5 James St., Porthcawl, CF36 3BG - tel. 01656 783962.

5th April: Cardiff: Chapter, Canton: Seren 'First Thursday' poetry reading from 'The Glass Aisle'. Further details from Seren

9th April: The Social, 5, Little Portland Street, London, W1W 7JD. tel. 0207 636 4992. Caught by the River performance of 'The Glass Aisle', with Brian Briggs. Tickets and details click here and here.

18th April: Tŷ Newydd Writers' Centre, Gwynedd: Guest reader - Spring Poetry Masterclass (tutors: Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke). Click here for details and course bookings.

27th April: Chipping Norton Festival. 8.00pm Poetry reading. Tickets and details click here.

8th May: Chipping Campden Literature Festival. Workshop and poetry reading: Further details to be announced.

28th May - 2nd June: The Garsdale Retreat, Cumbria: Tutor - Writing Poetry: tutor (guest reader: Fleur Adcock). Click here for details and bookings.

June/July: Ledbury Poetry Festival: Performance of 'The Glass Aisle', with Brian Briggs. Event date tbc Tickets and details click here.

12th - 14th October: Tŷ Newydd Writers' Centre, Gwynedd: Poetry and Songwriting (co-tutor: Brian Briggs). Click here for details and course bookings.

Previous News Items

The Slate Sea - this eclectic book of poems and photographs, edited by Paul Henry and Zed Nelson, has been published by The Camden Trust.

Seren has reprinted The Brittle Sea: New & Selected Poems.
"The Brittle Sea spans a sleek twenty years. Gesturing equally backwards and forwards, it marks Henry's quiet rise as a major lyric poet while whetting the appetite for what is sure to be a very rich later career..."
- 'Poetry Review' (Dai George)

Henry's The Black Guitar, has been published for readers in India.
For an extract from an interview with Bageshree Subbanna of 'The Hindu', click here